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Title:
WIND TURBINE BLADE
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2013/084274
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
The invention relates to a wind turbine blade for a wind turbine, having a tip end area and a root end area, and a lightning protection system, said lightning protection system comprising at least one metal foil, wherein said metal foil extends continuously from the tip end area to the root end area of the blade and wherein the metal foil is arranged in proximity to the outer surface of the blade, so that the metal foil is adapted to function as a receptor of a stroke of lightning and as a down conductor.

Inventors:
FUJIOKA, Hideyasu (C/O MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD, 16-5, Konan 2-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 10882, JP)
ALWART, Jens (C/O EUROS ENTWICKLUNGSGESELLSCHAFT FUR WINDKRAFTANLAGEN MBH, Falkenberger Strase 146 A/B Berlin, 13088, DE)
CREMER, Andreas (C/O Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe Ltd, 20, North Audley Street, London, Greater London, W1K6WL, GB)
Application Number:
JP2011/006902
Publication Date:
June 13, 2013
Filing Date:
December 09, 2011
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Assignee:
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. (16-5, Konan 2-chome Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 10882, JP)
EUROS ENTWICKLUNGSGESELLSCHAFT FUR WINDKRAFTANLAGEN MBH (Falkenberger Strase 146 A/B, Berlin, 13088, DE)
FUJIOKA, Hideyasu (C/O MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD, 16-5, Konan 2-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 15, 10882, JP)
ALWART, Jens (C/O EUROS ENTWICKLUNGSGESELLSCHAFT FUR WINDKRAFTANLAGEN MBH, Falkenberger Strase 146 A/B Berlin, 13088, DE)
CREMER, Andreas (C/O Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe Ltd, 20, North Audley Street, London, Greater London, W1K6WL, GB)
International Classes:
H02G13/00; F03D11/00
Foreign References:
EP2267280A2
EP1830063A1
US20100329865A1
US20100329865A1
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
TAKAHASHI, MATSUMOTO & PARTNERS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORP. (Room 1003, Ambassador Roppongi Buildings 16-13, Roppongi 3-chome, Minato-k, Tokyo 32, 10600, JP)
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