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A project log for WinDIY_2 - Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine

A new version of the mostly 3D printed windturbine incl. a new version of a 3D printed generator.

FabFab 10/13/2021 at 18:170 Comments

After a little break I'm back at working on WinDIY_2.

So far I finished most parts of the CAD work. The design of the baldes was a bit challenging, because in contrast to WinDIY (the first version) I wanted to design the wings correctly this time. Correctly because in the previous design I used a blade design that was not tapered or in general adapted to the turbine.

I used the tool QBlade for the design of the blade.

Below you can see some first impressions. :)

Beside of this I'm currently working on the hub controller PCB. Will post some infos about that in a seperate post. :)

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