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Letas Heinz Hermann, Limbeck Volker, Scheibe Klaus, Lehmann Eberhard, Wilmes Thomas, Venker Michael: Lightning protection system for wind turbines. Repower Systems, Stemmann Technik, August 31, 2005: EP1568883-A2 (25 worldwide citation)

The wind energy generator has a propeller (2) driven generator in a housing (4) that is mounted on a pillar (5). The system is protected against lightning strikes (1) by a conductor system (10,11,12) coupled to ground (7). The system uses a slip ring and brush to connect between rotary and stationar ...


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Wilmes Thomas, Venker Michael: Wind turbine. Stemmann Technik, September 21, 2005: EP1577551-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

The system (1) has a device for continuous discharge of electrostatic energy parallel to a lightning protection system's spark gap. It has a slip body (25) that either rotates with a rotor shaft (4) while a holder is fixed relative to the shaft and attached to a machine support (3) mounted to rotate ...