Re: [DMCForum] Re: It seems too simple.. Why has no one built it for pro
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: It seems too simple.. Why has no one built it for production yet?



--- Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>
> There could be several reasons; the first two that
> popped into my mind are:
>
> 1. Perhaps it doesn't work. Just because a patent is
> issued doesn't
> mean the thing works. There are patents for all
> kinds of crazy,
> impossible ideas.

Smokey Yunick was a reputable person.  There were many
articles written about his success with a few
adiabatic engines before his death.  It is said that
his daughter still drives a car fitted with one of
these engines.

> 2. Perhaps it does work, and the patent holder is
> asking insane
> licensing fees, or flat out refusing to allow
> production. If you built
> one, you'd be in violation of their intellectual
> property.

Possible, but based on the listing in the Patent
database it looks like some fees were not paid and it
may be "expired".  It is a government web site, so I
could (probably am) 100% wrong. 

Maybe a better question was, if it is so simple why
has some Chinese company not ripped it off and built
it very cheap?  LOL


> Most likely, it just doesn't work.
>

Some Google searches turn up articles talking about
the engine, but no real technical information.



     
           
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