December 2019

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Products: December 2019 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Metal 3D Printers, Dispensing Robots, Resistance Spot Welding, and More
In many applications, conventional filters fall short.
By focusing just on the AM build process, a fundamental part of the production process chain is often overlooked: post-processing.
With such great abundance, why is titanium so expensive?
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Engineered Solutions for Enclosure Sealing and Insulation
Custom enclosure gaskets can meet a variety of mechanical shock and thermal requirements.
Inductive eddy current technology is an extremely versatile non-contact method for measuring an object's position, distance, or vibration.
Learn about the multistatic data that can be collected on maritime targets.
A new process enables large monocoque components to more accurately retain their shape after cooling.
Learn about Repeatability, Resolution, and Response.
Articles: Aerospace
Marking Aircraft Components
Although marking adds no intrinsic value to a component, it is central to the smooth operation of the industry.
Today's technology must increase production rates and part quality, while reducing setup times and costs.
Businesses are using AR to overhaul processes, drive efficiencies, reduce manufacturing errors, and improve their bottom line.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
S-Band Radar Systems
Artillery in the wrong hands pose an increased risk to the safety of U.S. service members, allies and civilians.
Application Briefs: Defense
Metal-Plated, High-Temperature Plastics
Imagine a material that lightens fuel loads and cuts costs every time a rocket blasts off from the launch pad.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Heavy Dump Truck
Mack Defense is partnering with Crysteel Manufacturing on the U.S. Army M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT)
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Robotic Helicopter
Steadicopter's Black Eagle 50 unmanned helicopter has been upgraded.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Tank Destroyer Vehicle
The tank destroyer is armed with the Brimstone precision strike missile

The ability to predict the mechanical properties of organic semiconductors is of critical importance for roll-to-roll production and...

Metal matrix composites can electrically bridge the cracks that appear in semiconductor substrates and the composite grid lines.
Determine the effects of applied load on a composite structure.
Composites offer a possible solution to the conflicting design goals of making new aircraft lighter, stronger, faster, and more environmentally sustainable.

The world of aerospace increasingly relies on carbon fiber reinforced polymer composites to build the structures of satellites, rockets, and jet aircraft. But the life of...

Shape-memory alloy (SMA) is a functional metal with unique properties that allow it to be trained to move on its own. Researchers at NASA Glenn partnered with Boeing to test how shape-memory...

Researchers at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological Center are looking at LEDs to help warfighters battle chemical warfare agents (CWA)....

Metal detectors now appear routinely in the entrances of many schools, airports and even houses of worship. They serve as portals to correctional facilities, prisons and...

Researchers with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) designed and built an instrument called NAUTILUS to provide new measurement capabilities to measure nuclear,...

Webcasts

On-Demand Webinars: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Machine Vision for Industrial Inspection

Upcoming Webinars: Materials

Protecting Power Electronics from EM and RF Interference

Upcoming Webinars: Electronics & Computers

Vehicle Electrification

Upcoming Webinars: Sensors/Data Acquisition

The Evolution of SOSA

Upcoming Webinars: Software

Next-Gen Vehicle Architectures and the Role of HPCs

Tech Talks: Medical

Testing Home Healthcare Medical Devices

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