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PowerSpout Blog

Rotor rubbing due to corrosion

Rotor rubbing due to corrosion
Above is a picture of a rub caused by corrosion swelling in the steel laminations behind the ferrite magnets. Such corrosion will tend to push out the magnets and cause a rub. Contact with the stator then results in the wear (polishing) of the magnets. Continue reading

Test site fix up

Test site fix up
The first PowerSpout PLT ever made (in 2010) went to our 150m test site.  Prior to this turbine, our earlier (2005) green-case PLT had also been tested on this site. Continue reading

Nissan LEAFs at work

Nissan LEAFs at work
If you think electric cars are a passing fad, then take note: We have one, our IT advisor has one, our software contractor has one. We can only charge two at a time so let’s hope no more staff/contractors buy them. Continue reading