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Table 4 Truck information for various wind turbine components

From: Design of local roadway infrastructure to service sustainable energy facilities

Component Weight (kg) Longest dimension (m) Minimum number of truck axles needed to carry component Weight per axle (kg/axle) Weight per tire (kg/tire)
Base section 41,958 14.66 4 10,490 2,622
Lower-middle section 41,241 19.81 6 6,874 3,789
Upper-middle section 28,111 19.90 6 4,685 2,583
Top section 28,876 22.59 6 4,813 2,653
Hub 17,010 3.84 3 5,670 3,125
Blades 6,486 33.99 6 1,081 596
Rotor 32,024 70.47 6 5,337 2,942
Nacelle 57,153 8.81 3 19,051 10,500