Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Vestas Blade Manufacturing Facility
U.S. Engineering was selected to the design-assist team through a competitive bid process. The plant consists of 390,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space utilized for the production of 135-foot carbon composite wind-generator blades. The 23,000-square-foot paint building on the site includes a 160-foot laminar flow paint booth, (2) 115 SCFM air compressors and (1) 1,000 CFM dust collector.
Some of the highlights of U.S. Engineering's scope in the main plant included (2) 520-scfm air compressors, associated receivers and Trans air piping for plant use, as well as (4) 2,000-cfm dust collection systems. These systems were piped around the entire plant and connected to various owner-furnished equipment.