3M to launch Wind Protection Tape 2.0 at WindEnergy Hamburg

By Michelle Froese Made with high-durability polyurethane elastomer, 3M Wind Protection Tape 2.0 is designed to resist erosion from rain, sand, and punctures, even at prolonged exposure to UV rays.
Rotating at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour, wind-turbine blades consistently encounter an array of environmental factors – including sand, hail, and salt spray – which can cause significant damage and reduce aerodynamic efficiency.
To optimize turbine performance and maximize a wind farm’s return on investment, increased attention has been focused on the need to protect and maintain turbine blades. For more than 40 years, 3M has been an expert and provider in

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