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Recently in Rhode Island, the Office of the State Fire Marshal was called in by local law enforcement to examine a possible pipe bomb. Once the area was secured and the public was at a safe...

INSIDER: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Heat Conduction Method for More Efficient Aircraft

An engineer at Virginia Tech has developed an aircraft thermal management technology that stands ready for adaptation into other areas. The planar bridging-droplet thermal diodes...

Application Briefs: Defense
Rear Fuselage Packer
To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
CAM Software
HyperMILL ® CAM software and 5-axis machining is being used to make parts for an advanced NASA satellite mission.
Miniature sensors, 3D printing platforms, lightning test systems, and more.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
Thrust in Space - The Nuances of Thruster Valve Design
More and more companies are designing rockets, satellites, and reusable space vehicles that require thruster valves to position, maintain, or change vehicle orbit in space.
Learn about microvanes, one of the only types of 3D-printed parts that are FAA-approved for use on the exterior of an aircraft.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Bore Elevation and Azimuth Measurement System (Beams)
A newly developed laser apparatus verifies that the pointing accuracy requirement of a weapon’s fire control system is met.
White Papers: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The Ultimate Shaft-To-Hub Connection

Kinematically ground polygonal shapes have been used as drive connections for more than 45 years. What is now referred to as Polygon Systems was developed by Fortunawerke, Stuttgart, West Germany, who...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping
New Products: June 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Industrial metal 3D printers, force testers, machining centers, and more.
The Rapid And Cost Effective Rotorcraft (RACER) demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Helicopters (AH) to further validate the compound rotorcraft configuration.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Turbine Rotor Assembly Systems
RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Atlanta-based Delta Airlines;
Combat is being transformed by Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) technologies that improve a warrior’s situational awareness.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Underwater Connectors
Northrop Grumman Corporation has signed its first non-exclusive agreement to manufacture niobium-based connectors (NiobiCon™) specifically designed for harsh environments.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Rebar Tying Robot
SkyMul founders believe that their SkyTy solution can help speed up the construction of the more than 22,000 bridges that will need to be replaced in the next 10 years.
Recent technological advancements could enable the military to employ robotic platforms in swarms to help overcome operational challenges in an urban environment.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
New Products: April 2020 Aerospace & Defense Technology
Aircraft simulation systems, server boards, rugged computers, and more.
A regenerative, high-temperature heat exchanger doubles the efficiency of low-power turbines.
See why coiled spring pins are being used extensively throughout the aerospace industry.
The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Limiting Creep in Aerospace Materials
Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.
Accurate measurement of deformations occurring within or on soft materials will advance the next class of soft robotics and wearable biomedical sensors.
Flexible testing systems; mission-defense tech; high-speed comparators; and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Implementing an Aerospace Factory of the Future
Companies are introducing "Industry 4.0" technology at a rapid pace, turning the next-generation vision of manufacturing into reality.
For many manufacturers, plasma-applied coatings and surface treatments can play a significant role in new product development.
Application Briefs: Defense
Precision 3D Bioprinter
nScrypt is now launching the nRugged 3D Bioprinter.
When designing electro-mechanically actuated systems, there are several electrical design requirements that must be determined.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Heterogeneous Integration Technology
Integrating different types of devices and materials could increase their functional density, improving the performance of electro-optic systems for sensor applications.

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