Magnetic Bearing Technology: Turning Potential into Reality

Magnetic bearings - used in high-speed turbomachines, motors and generators and direct drive systems - are already proven in a variety of industries. Synchrony innovations have made magnetic bearing solutions even more attractive for many applications never thought possible, setting new standards in performance, reliability, miniaturization, and more. Read on to find out how this technology works - and how it can work for you.

Find out what it takes to achieve a friction-free, high-speed active magnetic bearing system

How Magnetic Bearings Work

Magnetic bearing solutions are rapidly expanding as industries from HVAC to defense and aerospace discover their unique benefits. Find out more about the technology behind these benefits - and how it can meet your needs

Read about the benefits of using magnetic bearings in your high-speed application

Benefits of Magnetic Bearings

Synchrony has taken the inherent advantages of magnetic bearings - reduced friction, higher-speed capabilities, no need for lubrication, no mechanical wear - and extended them in bold new directions.

Learn about rotordynamics and machine optimization from the magnetic bearing experts at Synchrony

Rotordynamics & Machine Optimization

Synchrony rotordynamics specialists work closely with OEMs to develop numerical models to ensure that your machine is stable and performs up to specifications. Find out how.

Learn magnetic bearing terminology and definitions

AMB Terminology

Magnetic bearing technology has evolved its own language and terminology as new advances and new applications appear.

Find answers to typical questions about active magnetic bearings

Magnetic Bearing FAQs

Find FAQs about magnetic bearings and high-speed motors and generators and their applications.

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White Paper - Advances in Magnetic Bearings (1.19 MB PDF)
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