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Moment Weighing Testing

Moment weighing is a technique for locating an object’s center of gravity.

 

 

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In short, the moment or “moment weight” of a turbine blade is merely the product of its weight times the distance from a reference axis to its CG.

Commonalities exist across all turbine blades, regardless of application or industry.  In fact, there are three moment weights for any turbine blade: radial, transverse, and axial.

The transverse and axial moment weight are invariably measured relative to the central (“datum” or “stacking”) axis of the corresponding blade.

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Radial moment weight is typically characterized relative to the center of rotation of the turbine rotor.

However, contingent on the blade-type, may instead be defined in relation to the Z-plane at the root of the blade (the segment of the propeller blade that fits into the hub).

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