Magnetic levitating vehicle

consisting of

    • Vacuum cryostat
    • Thermal superinsulation
    • Integrated cryopump
    • LN2 tank
    • YBCO single grain superconductors
    • Vacuum pumping valve
    • G10 / stainless steel

2500 N Levitation Cryostat

Shanghai MAGLEV

YBCO bulks in cryostat

TABLE:  VACUUM CRYOSTAT/ST.STEEL /Cu /YBCO

Geometry               440 x 180x 120 mm

YBCO bulks          2 x 12, size (64 x 32 x 13 mm)

HTS area               492 cm²

Cooling                  LN2, storage 2.5 l

Operat. time         24  - 30 h, static

Cryostat weight      ~ 17 kg

Magn. Distance   2 mm, distance bottom – YBCO

Levitation             ~ 2500 N @5 mm; fc30

                              ~4000 N@5 mm Halbach PM

Force density         5 N/cm², 8 N/cm² (Halbach)