British boffins hit back at the mine threat by fitting the hulls of most large British ships with degaussing cable
announced that it had successfully demonstrated a full-scale HTS-based degaussing cable
Targeted DOD applications for 2G HTS wire include ship propulsion electric motors and generators, degaussing cable systems, non-lethal weapons and power distribution systems for warships.
The applications for HTS wire include power transmission cables, propulsion motors and generators, degaussing cables, synchronous condensers and fault current limiters.
The applications for HTS wire include power transmission and distribution cables, propulsion motors and generators, degaussing cable
systems, synchronous condensers and fault current limiters.
Demonstrated the world's first full-scale superconductor-based degaussing cable
The HTS degaussing cable that was demonstrated -- a proprietary AMSC design that incorporates AMSC's high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire -- is 142 feet (40 meters) long.
Degaussing cable systems currently represent a worldwide annual addressable market of $100 million.
Proprietary HTS degaussing cables have substantially reduced weight, operating voltage and installed and operating costs relative to copper-based systems
Degaussing cables -- used to prevent military ships from being "seen" by magnetically activated mines -- represents another new market opportunity for HTS technology
Like himself, my father was a discharged regular soldier doing whatever work he could get, which during the war included the back-breaking labour of fitting degaussing cables
around ships to repel magnetic mines.