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Linear Motors

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Maker of linear motors

1977 Had supplied linear motors for the American "Astroglide" maglev system which was in use at Dallas airport[1]

1985 Professor Eric Laithwaite, "father" of the linear motor, was a director of the company[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 10, 1977
  2. The Times, Feb 27, 1985