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  • Suspended test demonstrates that the whole system is working crop Suspended test demonstrates that the whole system is workingA fully suspended test has been performed in TWI's optical lab. During the test, a sucking robot which carried the shearography was firmly attached to a wind turbine blade sample which stood vertically on an optical table. Good shearography fringe patterns were acquired. 21 March 2017
  • Oscillation Measurement on Wind Turbine Blade Oscillation Measurement on Wind Turbine BladeOne of the main challenges of inspecting a wind turbine blade on site, using a laser-based technique like shearography is coping with the oscillation of the blade in a windy environment. 22 December 2016
  • Wind energy workshop Wind Energy WorkshopJianxin Gao (TWI) attended a workshop The Wind Energy Sector a European Challenge in Barcelona, 21-22 November 2016. He presented the R&D work in the previous DashWin project on wind turbine blade inspection on site using shearography with a robotic deployment platform. 22 December 2016
  • Second Progress MeetingThe second progress meeting was held in TWI, UK 17-18 November 2016. All partners attended, with the progresses and future plan being reviewed and discussed. 22 December 2016
  • Kick off meetingThe kick-off meeting was held on 1 March 2016 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. All the five project partners as well as the EC project officer attended the meeting during which comprehensive issues were discussed and project work in the coming months were planned. 26 July 2016






World Congress and Exhibition on Wind & Renewable Energy

July 28-30, 2016

Berlin, Germany


WindEurope: Wind Energy Conference & Expo

September   27 – 30, 2016

Hamburg, Germany


The 8th International Renewable Energy Congress

March 21-23, 2017

Amman, Jordan