Rotor blade coatings

Causes of damage in service

Lightning Damage to Wind TurbinesCauses of damage in service

Key causes of damage in service which can be repaired and recoated with the RELEST® Wind RepKit include:

  • Lightning strike
  • Bird strike
  • Rain erosion
  • Hail erosion
  • Solid particle erosion (grit, sand)
  • Transport damage
  • Tool marks and installation damage
  • Discoloration, delamination, flaking, fading, UV attack
  • Minor surface damage to composite from water attack