• Otto LUTZ – Président

    Inspection, expertise, réparation de pales d'éolienne

    Expert en matériaux composites, connu et reconnu en Allemagne depuis de nombreuses années, Otto est l'un des hommes clef d'Héliopales.


  • Jean-Baptiste LOYSON – Directeur

    Inspection, expertise, réparation de pales d'éolienne

    Diplomé en réparations de fibres composites, technicien cordiste et expert en sécurité au travail, Jean-Baptiste est le spécialiste de terrain d'Héliopales.

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Wind-turbine rotor blade inspection

expertise, materiaux composites pales rotors eoliennes

We provide a full range of non-destructive inspection services for all CMS and especially wind-turbine rotor blades. The quality of the rotor blades you receive varies. After thousands of inspected rotor sets , we can assert that each rotor blade is single !

Mixing glass and carbon fibers, epoxy and polyester resins, different sandwich-core materials and several process technologies, wind-turbine rotor blades have to withstand enormous fatigue loads during their 20 years anticipated lifetime.

We offer our customers high-quality services for monitoring and caring their rotor blades at all steps of their life-cycle. Dealing with the biggest operators, manufacturers and projects, our way of work is in the interest of your rotor blades and turbine disponibility.


Scope of inspection

  • Inside and outside detailed visual inspection
  • Coating, impacts, delaminations, cracks, dry fibers
  • Half-shells, bondings, shear-webs, sandwich-core
  • Drain holes and lightning protection system checking
  • Root flange, stay-bolts, spoiler, vortex and others

Non-destructive testing methods

  • Detailed visual inspection
  • Coin-tapping
  • Thermography testing
  • Ultra-sound testing
  • Shearography testing
  • Endoscopy…

Provided inspection report

  • Documented and detailed inspection report in english (PDF)
  • Pictures, location, default analysis and expert advisement
  • Clear and modern presentation with anchors and links

Means of access

  • The safer mean for the considered job
  • Rope-access experimented technicians
  • Cherry-picker
  • Sky-lifts

Third-party inspections

  • Check the rotor-blade sets in production or before erecting
  • Bring external expertise between manufacturer and buyer
  • Asses the quality of delivered products and focus on defaults
  • Ensure the quality of rotor blades before mounting
  • Guarantee the customer rights to receive a good product

End of warranty inspections

  • Make a complete inventory of the rotor-set status
  • Bring external expertise between manufacturer and buyer
  • Ungroup normal wear and tears and other defects
  • Guarantee the customer rights to receive a good product

Periodic inspections

  • Plan a condition-based-maintenance / minimize the risks
  • Check the efficiency of the lightning protection system
  • Proceed timely and maximize disponibility
  • Save long and expensive repair downtimes
  • «Wiederkehrende prüfung» and other mandatory checks

Due-dilligence

  • Make a complete inventory of the rotor-set status
  • Take into account and integrate a technical diagnostic
  • Anticipate significant additional costs
  • Negotiate the purchase of wind-turbines at a fair price

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