Aero Tec Laboratories sponsors Team Steam to break the world speed record
The USLSR Streamliner model shown on the website is surely sleak enough. The world speed record attempt by "Team Steam" will thus challenge a record set in 2009 by the British "Team Inspiration" at 148mph.
The news release came from Pompano Beach, Florida, where Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (Pink Sheets: CYPW) and the U.S. Land Steam Record Team, now known as Team Steam, announced the sponsorship.
Fact is, Aero Tec Laboratories Inc. (ATL) is the world's oldest and largest producer of safety fuel cells for race cars, and has become an active sponsor of Team Steam in its attempt to break the world speed record for steam-powered vehicles.
Cyclone's 100hp Mark V external combustion engine to power the Team Steam land speed record (LSR) car in its record breaking attempt, scheduled for later this year. The powerful, compact Cyclone engine boasts very low emissions and can run on virtually any fuel, including 100% bio-fuels or multi-fuel mixtures.
"ATL is a big supporter of racing and LSR teams," stated David H. Dack, the company's Vice President of Sales. "With the Cyclone-Williams vehicle and Team Steam, we are also supporting new technology with important environmental benefits, including true fuel flexibility. This is a goal that fits well with our broad line of robust fuel cells."
ATL's fuel cells dominate the ranks of nearly all professional racing series, including NASCAR Sprint Cup, FIA Grand Prix Formula 1, GT Endurance, Off-Shore Boats, WRC Rally and Sprints. Their non-exploding tanks are also used in mining vehicles, off-road construction equipment, military vehicles and police cars. Like the Cyclone engine, ATL's fuel cells are designed to accommodate virtually all fuels from high-octane gasoline to E100 and bio-diesel.
Cyclone Power’s Corporate Profile
Cyclone Power Technologies is the developer of the award-winning Cyclone Engine - an eco-friendly external combustion engine with the power and versatility to run everything from portable electric generators and garden equipment to cars, trucks and locomotives.
Invented by company founder and CEO Harry Schoell, the patented Cyclone Engine is a modern day steam engine, ingeniously designed to achieve high thermal efficiencies through a compact heat-regenerative process, and to run on virtually any fuel - including bio-diesels, syngas or solar - while emitting fewer greenhouse gases and irritating pollutants into the air.
Currently in its late stages of development, the Cyclone Engine was recognized by Popular Science Magazine as the Invention of the Year for 2008, and was presented with the Society of Automotive Engineers' AEI Tech Award in 2006 and 2008.
Additionally, Cyclone was recently named Environmental Business of the Year by the Broward County Environmental Protection Department. For more information, visit www.cyclonepower.com.
About the Author: After 39 years in the auto industry as a design engineer, Frank Sherosky now trades stocks and writes articles, books and ebooks via authorfrank.com, but may be contacted here by email: [email protected]
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