Ultrablade®

Ultrablade® UD

FOR WIND BLADE PRODUCTION

REDEFINED HIGH PERFORMANCE REINFORCEMENT

Owens Corning patented H-glass technology has revolutionized the wind industry for more than a decade. Ultrablade® UD provides improved laminate stiffness in the main fiber direction and operation at high fiber volume fraction, resulting in stronger, longer and lighter blades.

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Performance Attributes

LONGER BLADES
SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE
LIGHTER BLADES
  • Longer Blades

    • Higher modulus fabrics for 20% longer blades.

  • Superior Performance

    • Excellent 90° performance and improved infusion properties.

  • Lighter Blades

    • 5% reduction in blade mass.* <br> <br> *Spar cap weight reduction and use in skin laminate.

APPLICATIONS

Wind Blade Production <br> • Spar Cap <br> • Trailing Edge

APPLICATIONS

Technical Information

Technical Characteristics


ULTRABLADE® UD FABRICS TYPE APPLICATIONS
UltraBlade® G3 LTx 1150-1800 UD 0° Spar cap and trailing edge

Static Properties of UltraBlade® UD fabrics range (as an example)

Average values from fabric laminate tests (IMA-Dresden, Resin L135/H137, FVF 53-56%).

TEST NORM STRENGTH (MPA) STRENGTH (95%/5%) (MPA) ELONGATION (%) ELONGATION (95%/5%) (%)
Modulus 55% FVF 47000
Tensile 0° ISO 527-5A 1149 1055 2.81 2.38
Compression 0° ISO 14126 904 792
ILSS ISO 14130 61
Inter Fiber Fracture ISO 527-5B 56

Product Availability

UltraBlade® UD is available in all regions.

Packaging (Standard Reference)

Available upon request.

 

 

Applications

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Patrick Sullivan

Global Product Manager, Wind

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