National Rotor Testbed: Using Large-Scale 3D Printing to Test New Wind Blade Designs Mid-Continent
Large-scale 3D printing is used to create much smaller and cheaper prototypes used for testing new wind blade designs in a more cost-effective manner.
Partners included Sandia National Laboratories; Oak Ridge National Laboratory; TPI Composites, Inc. and Wetzel Engineering, Inc.
David Minster, Joshua Paquette, Brandon Ennis, Chris Kelley, David Maniaci, Jon White, Brian Naughton, Brian Resore
Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Brian Post
TPI Composites, Inc. - Steve Nolet
Wetzel Engineering, Inc. - Kyle Wetzel