Products

Turbomachinery: Machinery that transfers energy between a rotor and a fluid.

Since 1966, Barber-Nichols' core competency has been the design and production of Specialty Turbomachinery. Products include compressors, fans, heat engines, alternators, generators, motors, pumps, and turbines for aerospace, cryogenic, defense, energy, and other commercial/industrial applications. Products are customized for your specific project and allow you to get maximum performance from your system. If you don't see what you need listed below, please ask about Prototyping Services.

Compressors and Fans

Motor driven vane-axial, mixed flow, full emission and partial emission fans, blowers and compressors.  Induction and permanent magnet motors, from sub kilowatt to MW power levels.

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Fans & Compressors
 

Heat Engines

Design and production of prototype Brayton and Rankine cycles for original equipment manufacturers and research organizations.  Capacities to 5 MW or more.

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 Heat Engines

Electric Power Products

High speed controllers, generators, and motors for use with specialty turbomachinery. When a generator or motor's operating speed or electrical frequency must exceed utility grade Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) limits, BNI will design and build a custom electronics package tailored to your project's requirements.

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 Electric Power Products

Pumps

Motor driven mixed flow, full emission and partial emission centrifugal pumps in mechancially sealed, hermetic (canned motor or magnetic drive) or submersible configurations.  Cryogenic and 400 hz models.  From sub kilowatt to MW power levels.

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 Pumps

Rocket Engine Turbopumps

Single and dual propellant types, development and production configurations.  RP, peroxide, LOX and LH2 heritage.  Since 1996, BNI designed and manufactured more new turbopumps than any other U.S. company.

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 Rocket Engine Turbopumps

Turbines

Axial and radial inflow configurations, capacities from 1 kW to 5 MW or more.  Specialty steam, organic and CO2 fluid applications.  Mechanical or electric generator outputs.  Speeds to 400,000 rpm.

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 Turbines
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