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A.C.N.: 115 621 317 Admin Office: PO Box 8203  Gold Coast Mail Centre  QLD  9726 Research Centre: 30/19 Warehouse Road  Southport  QLD 4215 PowerPoint PPT Presentation

A.C.N.: 115 621 317 Admin Office: PO Box 8203  Gold Coast Mail Centre  QLD  9726 Research Centre: 30/19 Warehouse Road  Southport  QLD 4215 Phone: (07) 5531 6059        Fax: (07) 5531 6997 Web: www.revetec.com            Email: [email protected]

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A.C.N.: 115 621 317

Admin Office: PO Box 8203  Gold Coast Mail Centre  QLD  9726

Research Centre: 30/19 Warehouse Road  Southport  QLD 4215

Phone: (07) 5531 6059        Fax: (07) 5531 6997

Web: www.revetec.com            Email: [email protected]


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Our World has become dependant on Fossil based fuels and until there is a viable alternative found, we must maximise our reserves, and reduce the carbon footprint we are causing on our planet.

With a rise in population and increased demands for Power and Transportation, there is a Global Climate Change which must be addressed now!


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Crude oil is predicted to surge to over US$200 a barrel by 2012.

This will cause US fuel prices will climb to well over US$7 a gallon, and Australian fuel prices over AUD$3.50 a litre by 2012.


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An average driver uses around 19.5USgal or 74litres of fuel a week.

The average weekly fuel bill is predicted to exceed US$136 in the USA and AUD$259 in Australia by the year 2012.


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Existing gasoline engines are only approximately 26-30% efficient.

There needs to be a major change in engine design to improve this poor efficiency level, and high fuel usage.


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Revetec has been working on the solution. It’s here… and it’s proven!

The Revetec engine transfers power from the piston to the flywheel more effectively providing increased fuel efficiency.


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We recently performed independent testing at the Orbital Australia test facility.

The Revetec engine has achieved a best BSFC figure of 207g/(kW-h) or 39.5% efficiency in recent independent testing.


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Better fuel economy usually means less performance…

At a recent test day of our X4v2 engine, we demonstrated the high torque/low revs characteristics of our latest engine.


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The video below shows the incredible torque, at 25% throttle and from 1,500rpm.


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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  • REVETEC have optimised the least efficient aspect of the traditional ICE i.e. the bottom end of the internal combustion engine.

  • The crank shaft has been replaced by a patented mechanism that has effectively revolutionised engine efficiency.

  • The engine has been independently tested and verified by world leading engine testing facility ORBITAL for fuel efficiency.

  • The independent test verified that the prototype engine without any of the ‘gizmos’ of an optimised engine design has a BSFC of 207g/(kW-h).

  • KEY FEATURES

    • High torque characteristics;

    • Greater fuel efficiency;

    • Better driveability;

    • Compact in design;

    • Multiple configurations;

    • Easily manufactured.


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BACKGROUND

  • This Australian invention has been under development for over 10 years

  • It is not a radical engine design, it effectively has a revised bottom end (no crank shaft) in the form of a tri-lobe design http://www.revetec.com/development.htm

  • REVETEC were recently awarded a Federal Government Grant of $1 Million to develop the X4 engine. They developed a radial aviation engine as opposed to an automotive engine as the grant was specifically for aviation engine technology

  • The purpose of the testing was to prove the efficiency of the tri-lobe concept; the next phase of development is to develop an automotive engine version with an OEM


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BACKGROUND

  • Due to the inherent design of the tri-lobe architecture, the REVETEC engine is smaller & lighter compared to standard internal combustion engines

  • The X4 has been tested on a three wheel trike for driveability refer to link http://www.revetec.com/gallery_video.htm

  • The REVETEC engine is still in prototype phase, the next phase is commercialisation via the development of a specific engine for an OEM

  • Existing Internal Combustion Technology (ICE) is fundamentally inefficient because its key component, the crankshaft, delivers torque in a narrow band.

  • REVETEC’S technology widens the engine torque band and increases the efficiency over a wider RPM range.


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BACKGROUND

  • Unique Selling Points:

    • 30% energy savings;

    • 40% reduction in fuel consumption;

    • 40% reduction in emissions for any given fuel.

  • REVETEC engine can be used in engines using petrol, diesel, natural gas, methane, ethanol, CNG, LPG and JP8;

  • The engine can be used in Automotive, Light Aircraft, Marine and Generators etc;

  • Lower Manufacturing costs due to less and smaller components – the car industry operates on very low margins and the slightest cost saving will produce a marked advantage.


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    Introducingthe newRevetec “X”Seriesengine.


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    E3 + P

    Efficiency

    Economy

    Eco-friendliness

    Performance


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    THE DNA OF THE REVETEC ENGINE


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    Testing Results

    • The engine has achieved a repeatable BSFC figure of 212g/kW-h (38.6% engine efficiency) with a best figure of 207g/kW-h (39.5%)

    • What is BSFC? It is the Holy Grail of engine efficiency, it is the true and trusted TEST for engine efficiency

    • A typical best value for BSFC for a Petrol engine is 270g/kW and that a Diesel engine has a BSFC of 200g/Kw*

    • The REVETEC engine as tested by Orbital does not have a sophisticated top end, it does not feature VVT-i, Direct Injection or anything else; there is huge potential to improve the efficiency even further.

    • * INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE FUNDAMENTALS BY JOHN B HEYWORD


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    HYBRID POTENTIAL

    • With its high levels of efficiency the REVETEC engine is ideally suited to form part of a HYBRID engine system

    • The Achilles Heel of most Hybrid systems is the inefficiency of the petrol/diesel engine. An OEM could effectively marry this technology with an existing electric motor system and develop a Hybrid platform that will redefine efficiency and drivability.


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    HOW CAN YOU HELP?

    • Automotive manufacturers based in Detroit have affiliates based in Australia (GM, Ford & Toyota);

    • The Australian Federal Government has on offer a $500 Million Green Car R&D grant;

    • The OEM’s based in Australia could tap into the above Green fund and utilise resources based in Australia to develop the REVETEC engine as part of a Hybrid system;

    • We ask that you assist REVETEC in establishing contacts with these OEM’s for the purpose of commercialisation.


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    SUMMARY

    • The REVETEC engine is: lighter, smaller and offers arguably class leading levels of engine efficiency;

    • In its prototype phase, without a sophisticated top end, the engine achieved just under 40% efficiency;

    • This engine technology has cross platform applicability via a host of engine platforms including: marine, aviation, pumps etc, the cost of commercialising the engine can be amortised across a broad range of products.


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    SUMMARY

    • Given its early stages of development, an OEM has the opportunity to secure this REVETEC technology and develop independently;

    • Opportunity for an OEM to secure funds from the Australian Federal Government to develop this engine through the Green Fund Grant that is being offered;

    • Most importantly, QLD ingenuity has the potential to offer huge savings on fuel usage, reduce carbon footprint and provide a better future (plus the fact that the idea was born and bred in QLD).


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    THANK YOU

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