'Blade-walker': Repair robot scales offshore turbine blade

Cecilia Keating
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BladeBug at the summit | Credit: BladeBUG
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BladeBug at the summit | Credit: BladeBUG

Inspect-and-repair robot for offshore wind turbines developed by BladeBug and ORE Catapult has climbed a blade in real-world conditions for the first time

A six-legged repair robot has been set to work inspecting the blade of an offshore wind turbine in Scotland, in an achievement that has been heralded by researchers as a major breakthrough that could make...

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