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A high-altitude wedding – but one that needs the correct epoxy resin-polyurethane ratio to last!

Juni 28th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Allgemein, Composite production, Engineering, Exhibitors, Innovation, Wind Energy Industry | No Comments »

Every movement must be just right when the blade and rotor hub of a wind turbine are married together at a dizzy height.  Because screwing the rotor blade onto the rotor hub 100 metres above the ground represents a major bonding technology challenge. Heavy-duty threaded bushes are bonded into the fibre-reinforced flange on the blade holder of each blade – and the bond must be absolutely rock solid.

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Neumayer III – Material requirements in the permanent ice.

Juni 8th, 2010 | By Thorsten Holtz in Aerospace Industry, Allgemein, Architecture, Business, Exhibitors, Marine | No Comments »

Neumayer Station III, shortly Neumayer III, named after the geophysicist Georg von Neumayer, is a German polar research station of the Alfred Wegener Institute in the Antarctic.  It is located on the Atka Bay on the 200-meter-thick Ekström Ice Shelf.