NASA Spinoff Database: A Shocking New Pump

NASA Center: Marshall Space Flight Center
Public Release Year: 2000
Reference Number: MSFC-SO-123
Category: Industrial Productivity/Manufacturing Technology
Origin: Technology Transfer Agreement with Marshall Space Flight Center

Hydro Dynamics, Inc. received a technical helping hand from NASA that made their Hydrosonic Pump (HPump) a reality. Marshall engineers resolved a bearing problem in the rotor of the pump and recommended new bearings, housings and mounting hardware as a solution. The resulting HPump is able to heat liquids with greater energy efficiency using shock waves to generate heat.

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Page Number in Published book: 76-77
Manufacturer: Hydro Dynamic Inc.

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