skip to main content

Title: Flywheel system using wire-wound rotor

A flywheel is described having a rotor constructed of wire wound onto a central form. The wire is prestressed, thus mitigating stresses that occur during operation. In another aspect, the flywheel incorporates a low-loss motor using electrically non-conducting permanent magnets.
Authors:
; ; ;
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1256005
Report Number(s):
9,362,800
13/222,693
DOE Contract Number:
OE0000232
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 Aug 31
Research Org:
Amber Kinetics, Inc., Freemont, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; 42 ENGINEERING