Alexandria, Nov. 24 -- Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a patent on spar cap, wind turbine blade, wind turbine and method for manufacturing a spar cap. Girolamo Donato developed the invention. The patent application number is 16/852,625. The International Patent Classification codes are F03D 1/06 (20060101), F03D 80/30 (20160101) and B29D 99/00 (20100101). Cooperative Patent Classification codes are F03D 1/0675 (20130101), F03D 80/30 (20160501), B29D 99/0028 (20130101), F05B 2280/6003 (20130101), B29L 2031/085 (20130101) and F05B 2280/2006 (20130101).
The abstract released by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states, "A spar cap for a wind turbine blade of a wind turbine, the spar cap including at least one elongated beam is provided. The spar cap includes at least one electrically isolating material cover and at least one electrically conductive material cover, wherein an entire circumference of the beam is enclosed by at least one electrically isolating material cover and the entire circumference of the at least one electrically isolating material cover is enclosed by at least one electrically conductive material cover, whereby the electrically conductive material cover has at least one electrical interface for electrically connecting it to a down conductor of the wind turbine blade."