A turbomachine system includes a rotor that defines a longitudinal axis of the turbomachine system. A first blade is coupled to the rotor, and the first blade has first and second laminated plies. A first band is coupled to the first blade and is configured to resist separation of the first and second laminated plies.
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This invention was made with government support under DE-FC26-05NT42643 awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The government has certain rights in the invention.