Turbo blower with active magnetic bearings
SpinDrive and Runtech Systems joined together to apply active magnetic bearings to Runtech’s 1MW, 11,5krpm Turbo Blower.
ebmpapst St. Georgen and LCM have jointly developed a magnetically levitated fan. An end to dying electronics because of fan bearing failures is in sight!
Next-generation high efficiency U.S. Navy chiller compressor
Discover the two-stage, robust, low-maintenance and low-emission HVAC Chiller system with magnetic bearings, developed by Calnetix and Johnson Controls Navy Systems.
Turbo Compressor System
AMB technology helps pushing the economy of scale. MECOS demonstrated an single AMB system to fit several compressor / blower applications.
Bearingless High-Speed Drive
High speed bearingless drives in their most compact form – discover the prototype of a 115.000rpm system with combined motor and magnetic bearing.
Magnetic Wobbling Gear
Magnetic gears come in different shapes, topologies and properties. IIES presents how an axially compact magnetic gear can be realized.
10MW magnetically levitated turbine
Siemens has handed over the first oil-free steam turbine to Vattenfall. Magnetic bearings enable this innovation within the conventional energy business.
Subsea gas compression system
SKF S2M magnetic bearings equip the first ever subsea gas compression system at the Statoil-operated Åsgard gas field near the Norwegian coast.
Magnetic Gear with High Gear Ratio of 1:21
Magnetic gears offer contactless torque transmission. A prototype by ebmpapst and JKU/LCM shows the potential of future applications.
High Speed – LeviTurb
Using magnetic bearings where they are best suited: High rotational speeds. The LeviTurb by KEBA demonstrates an impressive realization for turbogenerators or turbocompressors.
NAM Natural Gas Compressor
Discover how Waukesha magnetic bearings help to secure the availability for mtors and compressors in the Dutch Groningen natural gas field.
Sealed Process Chamber
Bearingless disk drives offer a highly compact solution for ultra-clean process chamber applications. See the results of joint research efforts by Levitronix, LCM, and JKU.
Compressor Surge Test Rig
The safe operating range of centrifugal compressors is limited by a dynamic flow instability known as surge. See the surge test rig and test results from ROMAC lab, Virginia.
Ventricular Assist Device
The LifeFlow heart pump is designed to pump blood in an ultra-compact and hermetically sealed manner. Of course: The system operates magnetic bearings.
135kW Flywheel for Metro Bus
A hermetically-sealed 40,000 rpm, 1 kWh, 135 kW, graphite composite flywheel to power a metro bus? Read more and see the prototype.
Chatter Suppression in High-Speed Machining
Machining chatter is a self-excited vibration occuring between the cutting tool and workpiece. AMBs can help to actively suppress chatter and produce perfect results.
Spindle Technology – Good Vibrations
Controlled vibrations during drilling produce defined chip sizes and improve the drilling results. KEBA demonstrats how magnetic bearings can make this come true.