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Thursday, March 6, 2011

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Presentation and Plant Tour:
Vestas Towers
Speaker: Mr. Brian Wood

Program:

Vestas Towers, located in Pueblo, Colorado, is the largest wind tower manufacturing plant in the world. Wind towers are produced in sections (3-4 per tower) that are bolted together at the erection site. Tower sections range from 7.5 to 14 feet in diameter with lengths up to 100 feet.
Basic fabrication processes include oxy-fuel and plasma arc plate cutting and beveling, cold rolling, MGAW and DSAW welding processes.
Quality control functions include photogrammetric measurement of bolt flange flatness, and weld inspection utilizing visual testing, magnetic testing and ultrasonic testing methods. The Vestas Towers presentation and plant tour will cover these processes with primary focus on quality control.

About the Speaker:

Mr. Brian Wood, NDT Team Leader at Vestas. Brian has been involved in NDT for over 30 years and holds ASNT NDT Level III certificates in UT, MT, VT and ET.

Location:

                 Vestas Towers
                  100 Towers Drive
                  Pueblo, CO 81004
                  (See Map)

Directions:
                 Take I-25 South to exit 91. Travel east approximately 1 mile to the Vestas Towers entrance. Show identification at the gate.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS!!!!!
Space is limited to 20 people.
You must contact Brian Wood NO LATER than 3 PM on Thursday March 1st to reserve a spot.
Provide your name and company information when reserving your spot.
Email: Brian Wood
Attendees will be required to provide identification to enter the plant.

 

Dinner: N/A

               RSVP: Terry Taylor

(See attached PDF for a colorful version of this announcement)


Last updated: February 18, 2008 4:38 PM