[ExI] RES: RES: UltraRope could make kilometer-high elevators possible

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 21:08:32 UTC 2013

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 4:32 PM, spike <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> That is a cool idea Henrique.  We could have concentric helical coil tracks
> that elevators would go up driven by linear magnetic actuation, like a
> scaled up linear stepper motor.  Each loop around the perimeter of the
> building could raise the proles two floors, or more for that matter, then we
> could arrange cars going in the opposite direction continuously.  Might be
> too slow perhaps.  But it would look cool, especially if it is on the
> outside of the building.

Put the tracks around the outside of the building then raise or lower
the entire building as needed...

Everyone gets to have a ground-floor office.

(More enginerring at work)

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