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As the U.S. Air Force extends the operational service life of the B-52 Stratofortress into the 2050s, it has selected Collins Aerospace to design and develop a new wheel and carbon...

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is partnering with 16 industrial partners on the MASTRO project, which is tasked with...

Using thin films — no more than a few pieces of notebook paper thick — of a common explosive chemical, researchers from Sandia National Laboratories studied how...

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas and arrays to advance radar technology and enable new applications for the U.S. Navy. The...

See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
Titanium is irreplaceable in many industrial applications. But the metal can still be improved.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Laser Cleaner Robot
A robotized system automatically removes primers and other protective coatings from F-35 wing components.

Material scientists from the U.S. Army and Department of Energy conducted a study of plasma-treated aluminum nanoparticles with the goal of improving future propellants and...

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new, interactive spreadsheet that will help the U.S. military extinguish...

Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Ultra-High Purity Silicone in Aerospace and Defense Product Design

The performance and stability of materials used on aircraft in extreme atmospheric temperatures have their challenges, especially when fuel exposure is inevitable. Finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in fluorosilicones...

Upcoming Webinars: Materials
Designing with Silicone for Space

Designing a satellite and working in the extremes of space have their challenges, but finding the right material shouldn’t be one. In this 30-minute Webinar, an expert in space-grade silicones explores the capabilities of these materials and examines how their low outgassing proprieties can enable...

Modeling software, Fiber-optic adhesive, warfighter cameras, and more.
Is RF engineering a form of black magic? Learn about the challenges in developing a low noise amplifier (LNA) for the aerospace market.
There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.
Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.
Multifunctional magnetoelectric materials with high exchange represent a missing “holy grail” of materials physics.
One particular semiconductor, gallium arsenide (GaAs), has received considerable attention due to its potential electronic applications.

Future lunar landers might come equipped with 3D printed rocket engine parts that help bring down overall manufacturing costs and reduce production time. NASA is investing in...

Project MEDAL: Machine Learning for Additive Manufacturing Experimental Design is being led by Intellegens, a University of Cambridge spin-out specializing in artificial...

The National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) at Wichita State University announced a new $13.5 million award from the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development...

NASA’s work in Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) is focused on the use of electric motors and generators to help power a plane’s flight. Key to any electric power system are...

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.
AM is a revolutionary technology that is changing the way that the aerospace industry is designing and producing parts.
Brazing isn't efficient, says an industry expert, and it's time for a change.
Learn about the most common bond systems for CBN wheels: resin, vitrified, and electroplated matrixes.
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Advanced computational engineering software and additive manufacturing are now delivering solutions that offer innovation and efficiency together.
Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed NACA Inlet
A company's first metal additively manufactured part took to the skies on a SkyGuardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) test flight.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Testing Services
Jamco America’s comprehensive dynamic test facility has an accelerator-type impact system.

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