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Active magnetic bearings

Active magnetic bearing system for the high-speed machinery sector and industrial original equipment manufacturers

April 2019
June 2022
Gallery Active magnetic bearings 1
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01.

Identification

SpinDrive improves the energy efficiency of industrial proceses by providing active magnetic bearings to equipment manufacturers easily and affordably. SpinDrive brings new levels of efficiency and reliability to high-speed machinery across heavy industrial and new emerging sectors such as green hydrogen. SpinDrive’s AMBs are completely oil-free and maintenance-free, resulting in a reduction of lifecycle costs of the end-user equipment by 35% and millions of euros from improved efficiency. Our core innovation is a patented technology, which unlocks the power of industrial levitation and IoT in high-speed machinery. We provide friction-free IoT magnetic bearing systems with an automated commissioning process for 80% faster installation and commissioning.

Label Date June 2022
From Finland
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Funding, Partners

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The environmental benefits

  • Improves electric motor-driven system efficiency by at least 10%
  • Completely maintenance-free, which reduces customer equipment maintenance costs by 80%
  • Oil-free operation and IoT condition monitoring system with built-in displacement sensors reduce the overall equipment lifecycle costs by 35%
  • For a 500kW motor, the CO2 savings would amount to an estimated 200 kg p.a.
  • Estimated potential CO2 mitigation potential above 10 Mtn by 2030 annually
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The Financial benefits

  • Below 1 year payback time for the equipment with SpinDrive AMB solution
  • 80% lower maintenance costs of the OEM units
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Company Profile

SpinDrive

SpinDrive provides turn-key drivetrains with high-speed electrical machines and frictionless bearings for OEMs in HVAC.

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Headquarters 53850 Lappeenranta, Finland
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Cleantech Scandinavia

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