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Reducing the production cost of renewable energy

Reducing the production cost of renewable energy is a priority in order to favour its commercial penetration. This can only be achieved through a real technological enhancement that allows reducing costs for the building of plants as well as improving their efficiency. Improving the features of the turbine axle is certainly an effective strategy. [...]

November 8th, 2012|

Giunto Irreversibile

The Girotto irreversible coupling is a mechanical device which comprises a motor element (input) and a driven element (output), both movable with respect to a fixed structure, usually a frame. The main features of the irreversible coupling are the large transmission capacity of torque and high sensitivity and accuracy of positioning. The fields of application [...]

October 22nd, 2012|

Zero Drive

The Zero Drive is a speed reducer made by applying the principle of irreversible joint and deposited by Girotto Patents. The Zero Drive can be realized according to a pattern of transmission worm, parallel gears and planetary gear. The fields of application range from high-precision positioning systems to irreversible systems for industrial, civil, etc... Now [...]

October 22nd, 2012|

Nuovi incentivi Brevetti

The Ministry of Economic Development  has promoted a program of actions and tools to support development and competitiveness of the business system – INNOVATION PACKAGE – in line with the development trajectories traced by the European Union set out in the Europe 2020 Communication “a strategy for smart growth, sustainable and nclusive.” […]

November 27th, 2011|

Pannelli fotovoltaici: uno sguardo al futuro

The photovoltaic panels have two main problems: an efficiency which is still very low and makes the produced energy not very cheap, and the difficulty to store electricity. An American engineer at Duke University, North Carolina, has created a system of solar panels capable of transforming a mixture of water and methanol into hydrogen, to [...]

September 20th, 2011|

Auto elettriche: sensibilità economica nella progettazione

“Electrical, solar, hydrogen, compressed air, magnetic. Engines powered by the sun and wind, driven by biological battery or seaweed. Vehicles body built with biodegradable chocolate, bamboo, hemp. Flying or sailing cars running through four hundred kilometers.” Technological delirium or perhaps a way to not change anything? […]

September 12th, 2011|