International Automated Systems Develops New Engine For Electrical and Vehicular Power Generation
AMERICAN FORK, Utah, March 12 Neldon Johnson, president and chief executive officer of International Automated Systems, Inc. ["IAS"]
(OTC Bulletin Board: IAUS), announced today that the company recently, before an audience of nearly 15 people gathered at a Brigham Young University laboratory, completed a successful test run of a prototype turbine engine that represents a breakthrough technology to generate electricity and to power various types of vehicles and machinery.
Dependent upon the specific application, IAS's new turbine can be produced at approximately one tenth the size and cost of traditional systems, based upon current cubic-inch-to-power ratios. It is exceptionally energy efficient, inexpensive, relatively small, durable, and easy to maintain, enabling almost anyone to have a mini power plant for residential use.
Although the engine's size and power are scalable to meet both massive and small capacity needs, a 600 hp turbine will likely weigh in at less than 50 lbs., making it a practical, easily adaptable solution to drive various kinds of motor vehicles. Based upon initial tests, IAS estimates that its turbine engine is capable of more than doubling today's automobile fuel efficiency, while significantly reducing maintenance costs.
IAS's new, patent-pending engine, which can easily accommodate virtually any type of fuel, including coal, appears to be immune to internal environmental variations that can plague current turbine systems.
"The timing is right for a technology that can help address the energy crisis we currently face. IAS offers a fast, and inexpensive solution, with a simplicity of production, repair, and maintenance that is truly remarkable," said Johnson. "The low cost and small size are major factors that can bring us quickly into many domestic and foreign markets, which we feel we can almost immediately dominate."
IAS expects to begin production on commercial units of its turbine engine later this year. According to Johnson, inexpensive electric power systems for homes and business establishments represent a primary target market.
International Automated Systems, Inc. develops high-technology products designed for increasing business efficiency, transactional security and access control. Visit the company's web site at http://www.iaus.com.
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