Keyword: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Manufacturing & Prototyping

Products: Test & Measurement
Single-board systems, self-encrypting drives, custom capacitor assemblies, and more.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
As the acceptance and application of additive manufacturing technology continues to evolve and grow, alloy selection will prove to be an important part of the development process.
Articles: Materials
Make aluminum work for you (and your 3D-printing applications).
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The use of cold spray has made significant strides since different-sized particles were explored in the process.
Briefs: Aerospace
Polyurethane can be easily molded or cast into a film at ambient conditions.
INSIDER: Materials

Since the 1940s, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has evaluated expeditionary airfield matting systems that allow military units to quickly build runways, hangar...

INSIDER: Aerospace

Lockheed Martin is adding to its manufacturing capabilities portfolio with the grand opening of a new production facility in Courtland, Alabama, focused on...

INSIDER: Aerospace

If Rosie the Riveter had access to a new riveting technology, the erstwhile character of WWII fame could have worked faster and made lighter products. Today,...

INSIDER: Materials

Materials for aerospace applications face many challenges. The structure of an aircraft must be light yet strong. Structural components such as the wings or...

Articles: Aerospace
Selective brush plating has dramatically evolved from its origins of touching up existing plating jobs.
Application Briefs: Materials
“The mission is to develop a large-scale tool capable of producing single, jointless combat vehicle hulls at a near net size of 30 feet × 20 feet × 12 feet in size,” said Larry Holmes from ASTRO America.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Mezzanine modules, voltage-controlled oscillators, cold-weather servo motors, and more.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.
Articles: Test & Measurement
COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.
Application Briefs: Materials
For added armor, ALLTEC Composite Material of Brazil and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems of Israel recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

GE Aviation recently broke ground on its new lean engine component manufacturing facility for both civil/military aviation and aero derivative applications. The facility...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Collins Aerospace recently broke ground on a new wind tunnel that will help streamline the testing process for its Ram Air Turbine product line at the company’s...

INSIDER: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A flexible manufacturing cell (FMC) currently under development is projected to save Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) approximately $2.5 million annually in...

Articles: Aerospace
Learn about the ways to ensure that your composite designs are structurally sound.
Articles: Aerospace
The commercial aviation industry is taking critical steps towards zero-carbon aviation.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
This contract paves the way for the mass production of navigation units for subsequent launches of VEGA-C and other space missions.
Application Briefs: Materials
Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.
Application Briefs: Materials
The fully operational, self-contained 3D printing “factory” is housed in a shipping container.
Briefs: Energy
Advanced bio-based fibers and high-performance thermosetting resins will help reduce the dependence of military composites on high-cost petroleum.