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  1. 2016.02.06 Max Velocity Turbine

    Advancing the wind and water turbine industry

    Currently, only the outer 30% of a typical wind turbine blade produces any meaningful torque and involves less than 5% of the total disk area. Aerodynamic efficiency is utilized but no attempt is made to divert or accelerate the air at all. In other words, the drag side of the equation is completely ignored.

    5 times more blades' surface hit by the wind

    It is anticipated that this new blade design will operate in winds eight times slower than the wind needed by other turbines! This means that the MV Turbine technology will produce more electricity and for more hours of the day.

    Currently the wind industry designs aerodynamic efficiency like an aircraft propeller. This results in long thin blades that utilize less than 3% of the available air flow effectively, when measuring the tip area versus total area. Most of the air passes through unaffected. Only the tip of the blade maximizes leverage. In the illustration to the right, all the flow impacts the back plate causing it to accelerate and divert through the turbine blades. These blades are mounted around the perimeter at both the maximum point of leverage and highest flow velocity. As a result all the flow is then utilized for the maximum energy conversion.

    In addition it should be stated that conventional turbines frequently kill birds by blade impact. With this turbine design the birds will see it as a solid object and therefore fly around it, not attempt to fly through it as they do with conventional wind generators.

    Concept of bladed rotor

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