Latest Magnetic levitation Stories
Japan unveils a prototype of its floating train, which is slated to be more efficient and can run at speeds up to 311 mph.
Scientists are reporting development of a new use for magnetic levitation, or "maglev," the futuristic technology best known for enabling high-speed passenger trains to float above the tracks.
LITTLETON, Mass., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magplane Technology, Inc.
ROANOKE, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Synchrony, an industry leader providing innovative solutions and engineering excellence in rotating machinery and power conversion systems, drew crowds in demonstration of its world-class product lines at the IGTI Turbo Expo in Orlando, Florida on June 8-11, 2009.(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090714/NE46148 )Magnetic bearing applications are increasing as traditional oil-lubricated, geared drive trains are replaced with direct-drive...
LITTLETON, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magplane Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: MAGP) is pleased to announce today that it has reached a major milestone in the development of the MagPipe pipeline transportation system.
Computers, long used as tools to design and manipulate three-dimensional objects, may soon provide people with a way to sense the texture of those objects or feel how they fit together, thanks to a haptic, or touch-based, interface developed at Carnegie Mellon University.
Maglev is a vehicle propulsion system that uses magnetic levitation to move a vehicle with magnets instead of wheels. The vehicle hovers a short distance above the guide way by magnets and also uses the magnets for motion. The operation of this system is quite and maintains less friction for improved acceleration and deceleration. Weather does not affect the performance of the vehicle. Currently, some trains make use of the Maglev system, but vacuum tube trains could allow a Maglev system...
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