Tedlar® Release and Protective Films for Wind Turbine Blades

Tedlar® Release and Protective Films for Wind Turbine Blades

Wind turbine blades protected with Tedlar® PVF films resist weathering, moisture and UV rays, have low drag and exceptional performance.

DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF films are used in the production of wind turbine blades as both a release film and a protective surface. As a protective surface Tedlar® has the ability to resist weathering, moisture and UV rays, while also offering low drag to effectively keep surfaces clean. Tedlar® has demonstrated exceptional performance in marine/salt water environments.

As a Protective Surface

  • Long-term durability
  • Good abrasion resistance
  • Excellent chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Resistant to dirt accumulation and easy to clean

As a Release Film

  • Excellent in release for thermoset blade manufacturing
  • Clean release – no transfer of release material for fast finishing
  • Available in matte finish to reduce part sanding
  • Temperature resistance to 180 °C cure cycles
  • Good tensile strength for fast, complete peel
  • 3-D conformability

Typical Applications

  • Wind turbine blades – release and protective films
  • Towers – protective films
  • Nacelles – protective films

DUPONT PRODUCTS & SERVICES

  • Tedlar® Protective & Decorative Films

    Durable, polyvinyl fluoride films that are used as a long-lasting finish for surfaces exposed to harsh environments.

  • Tedlar® Release Films

    When used as a release liner DuPont™ Tedlar® PVF films provide clean and fast release from high temperature, complex molds.

  • Tedlar® Flexible Adhesives

    Versatile acrylic adhesives developed for use in laminating Tedlar® PVF protective films to a variety of substrates.

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