Barber-Nichols designed and built a 6 kW Uninterruptible Power System that utilized a High Inertia Turbine (HIT 6). The alternator is situated between the turbine wheel and the 2.0 kg (4.5 lb) fly wheel.
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BNI teamed with Lockheed Martin to work on an unmanned, lighter-than-air vehicle that will maintain a geostationary position at an altitude of 65,000 feet.
Barber-Nichols Inc. (BNI) and the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) located at Pennsylvania State University applied Design for Manufacturability (DFM) principles to the U.S. Navy's Anti-Torpedo Torpedo (ATT) development project. The effort cut ATT production costs by 20 percent and the additional funds spent on Design for Manufacturability will be fully recouped in the first year of production.
In 2000, Barber-Nichols designed and produced an LNG vapor return compressor for a receiving terminal and power plant in Penuelas, Puerto Rico.