GL Shop Approval for Chinese Wind Turbine Blade Production

Tianjin Dongqi Wind Turbine Blade Co. LTD received their first GL Shop Approval from GL Renewables Certification (GL) for the production of rotor blades fabricated from fibre reinforced plastics. Based in Tianjin, China, Dongqi at present is the only rotor blade manufacturer in China with GL Shop Approval, certifying the high standard of their rotor blade production.

The shop approval was issued according to the GL “Guideline for the Certification of Wind Turbines”, Edition 2010. It confirms that the rotor blades comply with the requirements of the GL instruction regarding requirements for manufacturers, quality management, and materials and production.

Andreas Kamleitner, GL Renewables Certification, inspected the company’s production facilities in Tianjin and scrutinized the qualifications of the personnel in charge. After having examined the company, Dongqi was approved as a manufacturer for wind turbine blades made of fibre-reinforced polymers for manual lamination procedure as well as vacuum assisted resin infusion. The shop approval will expire at the end of 2011.

About Tianjin Dongqi Wind Turbine Blade Co. LTD

Dongqi Wind Turbine Blade Co. LTD and DongFang Turbine Co. LTD belong to DongFang Electric Group Corp. DongFang Turbine Co. LTD is a leading brand in the megawatt class of the wind turbine industry regarding the competitive capability of R&D, manufacture, integration, regulation and service.

About GL Renewables Certification

GL Renewables Certification, part of the GL Group, is a leading certification body primarily focussed on the certification of wind farms, wind turbines and their components. At the forefront of understanding in renewables technology, it is abreast of all the necessary standards and requirements and takes a harmonised approach in ensuring that these are met. Manufacturers, banks and insurers around the world rely on the state-of-the-art service provided by GL Renewables Certification.

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Source: gl-group, January 26, 2011

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