TÜV SÜD certified the rotor blades of type TMT2.5-53.8 manufactured by Zhuzhou Times New Material Technology Co., Ltd. The certification comprises the Design Assessment, the Prototype Tests and the Manufacturing Inspection of the rotor blades.
The component certification is a necessary requirement for the rotor blades TMT2.5-53.8 which will also be used on international markets. "The certificate confirms the fact that the rotor blades meet the latest state-of-the-art requirements", says Martin Schmalstieg, Head of Rotor Blade Certification of the department Wind Turbines at TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH. Within the scope of the certification, the experts of the international service provider have carried out a comprehensive Design Assessment, have assessed the static Full Scale Tests of the prototype and have overviewed serial productions of rotor blades on-site. The certification has been carried out according to the internationally acknowledged GL Guideline for the Certification of Wind Turbines, Edition 2010.
"We are very happy to have received this order", says Dr. Martin Webhofer, Head of Product Line Windenergy Certification in TÜV SÜD's Industry Service Division. "It is another acknowledgement for our expertise in the field of the globally fast growing market for wind energy." TÜV SÜD looks back on a long and successful track record in the certification of wind farms, wind turbines and components in both onshore and offshore wind farms. The international service provider also supports planners, contractors, investors and owners in risk analyses, occupational health and safety concepts and quality assurance during construction. Other core fields of activity include quality assurance in component manufacturing and periodic testing and inspection throughout the service life of the wind turbines.