Optimizing Your Blade Repair Plans Based on AEP Loss
Ben Schmuhl, VP, Products, HUVR
Dr. Carsten Westergaard, dvisor, HUVRdata
Leading edge erosion is the largest and most severe type of blade defect, but today’s repair budgets aren’t fully addressing how it impacts turbine AEP. Getting the “Goldilocks” solution for correctly timing LEE repairs can save significant costs from premature repairs to preventing severe defect repairs that sapped energy production.