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blade

(blād)
Working end of an instrument with special design for a particular clinical dental treatment.

blade,

blade

scalpel.

blade method
a method of castrating very young pigs in which the skin and fascia in the inguinal area are incised with a scalpel blade to gain access to the spermatic cord.
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USPRwire, Tue Feb 02 2016] "Wind Turbine Rotor Blades Market, Update 2015 - Market Size, Average Price, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020", the latest report from industry analysis specialist GlobalData, offers comprehensive information and analysis of the global wind turbine rotor blades market.
Technavio's report, Global Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
The company wants to reinforce this success, and will therefore invest an amount in the double-digit millions in series production of modern, large-dimensioned rotor blades.
In particular, rotor blades are among the most accident sensitive components of a wind turbine and if damaged, one of the most expensive parts to replace.
Before a rotor blade leaves the factory, it is carefully inspected for potential defects and cracks -- the only way to ensure that a blade will be able to withstand the tremendous force of the winds: When operating at 10 m/s wind speed a 154 m rotor extracts energy from 200 tonnes of air per second
The first commercial wind turbine had a capacity of 30 kW and 5-meter-long rotor blades, for a 10 m rotor diameter.
As the tilt block is rotated and the tip of the blade begins to move upward, the rotor blade bends as its upward movement is counteracted by the loading cables pulling downwards.
The strike left one of the Super Puma's four rotor blades damaged beyond repair.
For rotor blades, 3M drew from its polyurethane protective tapes to develop a customized product to protect and repair damage from sand, rain, moisture ingression, ultraviolet light, insects and other causes.
The EU cleared plans for a helicopter rotor blade repair joint venture RBI Hawker on January 17.
In this method, the main rotor blades are fitted with small flaps, which enable the change of the path in rotation, thus making it possible for the rotor blade to avoid entering the vortex airflow.
Testing of a new composite rotor blade developed for the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow have recently been conducted al the Boeing helicopter facilities in Mesa as part of a the Affordable Apache Rotor Program (AARP) the objective of which Is to endow the aircraft with stronger and more enduring blades.