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Renewable Energy

08 February 2012

Horizontal Axis Tidal Turbine

Wichita Custom HBS42-14 Wet Brake For Horizontal Axis Tidal Turbine

Wichita HBS42-14 Wet Brakes are utilized on the world’s largest tidal turbines designed for open ocean deployment, one of the harshest environments on the planet. Each turbine stands 75 ft. tall and features a unique twin rotor set (59 ft. diameter) to harness ebb and flow tides while generating 1 MW of power. The turbines are fully submersed and positioned on the seabed.

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