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Automating Generator Pole Shoe Bolt Inspection and Tightening

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The Robotics Innovation challenge competition, delivered in partnership with ORE Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network, is supporting GE to identify innovative solutions to innovation challenges. The generator pole shoe bolt connection on the GE Haliade-X units need to be inspected within an interval of 36 months after commissioning is complete. Companies are required to develop a semi or fully autonomous device that is capable to perform the inspection of the pole shoe connection.


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Automating Composite Structure Inspections & Repairs

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The Robotics Innovation challenge competition, delivered in partnership with ORE Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network, is supporting GE to identify innovative solutions to innovation challenges. The harsh environmental conditions that apply to an offshore wind turbine create the need for regular inspections, maintenance and repair of the blades and its subcomponents. GE seeks an inspection method that eases the job by eliminating human resource exposure to rope climbing.


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