Cup Anemometer Classification

We perform cup anemometer classifications following the procedure of IEC 61400-12-1:2017.

We also perform ASTM tests of anemometers and vanes according to ASTM D5096 Standard Test Method for Determining the Performance of a Cup Anemometer or Propeller Anemometer and ASTM D5366 Standard Test Method for Determining the Dynamic Performance of a Wind Vane, respectively.

Some of our experimental procedures have been developed in collaboration with DTU Wind Energy (Technical University of Denmark). Below is a list of possible tests:

  • Rotor torque characteristic
  • Bearing friction at temperatures -20 to 40 deg. C.
  • Tilt response
  • Yaw sensitivity
  • Threshold
  • Distance constant

Furthermore, the classification includes:

  • Numerical simulation of anemometer response using software verified by DTU and compliant with the requirements of IEC 61400-12-1:2017, Annex J.
  • Full documentation of tests and reporting final class indices for classes A, B, C and D.

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