As the global wind energy industry continues to evolve, how will adhesive bonding adapt? Adhesives are a critical contributor to the structural load-bearing performance of the final wind blade assembly. They are therefore subject to long qualifications at blade manufacturers. The current turbine blade bonding technology may be completely reshaped by three opportunities: raw material availability, blade recyclability, and the evolution of blade designs.

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This article was published in adhesion 20 (2023) issue 4, Pages 10-15. Available online at: