POSCO is a dependable enabler of future cities.
Dream of a safer mega city full of taller and longer structures
POSCO can make that dream a reality.
A hyperloop is a train like transportation that can run as fast as 1,280 km per hour by eliminating almost all resistance to the vehicle.
The tube of a hyperloop is 4 meters in diameter, and its thickness is 20 to 30 mm. POSCO’s highly functional steel is used for this application. The steel used for the tube of a hyperloop is made through hot rolling to have the durability enough to maintain a vacuum within the tube and allow the carrier to run at a very high speed.
|Method of Levitation||Uses electromagnetic power to levitate the train - Higher cost||Uses air bearings to levitate the train - Less cost|
|Pressure Within the Tube||High aerodynamic resistance||Low aerodynamic resistance (100 Pa)|
|Speed||600 km/h||1,280 km/h|
|Case||Shanghai (since 2004, 430 km/h)||Propellant tested (commercialization under way)|