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Siemens Industry, Inc.
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DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops...

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Plasma Nitride Surface Hardening of Titanium for Aerospace and Armament Applications

Titanium is irreplaceable in many industrial applications. But the metal can still be improved.

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Materials

Vanadium: A Green Metal Critical to Aerospace and Clean Energy

From jet engine components to high-speed airframes, vanadium alloys are deployed in virtually every jet aircraft flying today,

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Energy

Limiting Creep in Aerospace Materials

Creep is an especially important consideration for engineers designing jet engine turbines.

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Defense

Sciaky, Aubert & Duval, and Airbus Join Together to Combine High-Power Forging with Additive Manufacturing

Sciaky, Inc., Aubert & Duval S.A., Airbus SE, and the Saint Exupéry Institute for Research in Technology (IRT) have laid out...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

EOS Releases Four New Metal Materials for Series Additive Manufacturing

Global provider of industrial additive manufacturing (AM) metals and polymers, EOS GmbH, has released four news metal AM materials for 3D-printing. EOS...

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Materials

The F-22 Raptor Gets Its First Metallic 3D-Printed Part

Maintainers from the U.S. Air Force 574th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) have installed the first titanium additively manufactured titanium component on an operational...

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Automotive

Weber Metals Unveils New 540-Meganewton Press for Aerospace Components

As aircraft become larger, lighter, and increasing more sophisticated, so do their components and parts. Follow that logic, and part manufacturing must also become...

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Materials

Zwick Roell Provides Flexible Materials Testing over a Wide Temperature Range

Materials research and development frequently require materials to be tested at different temperatures, in line with their eventual area of use. For aerospace...

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Power

Arconic Unveils Advanced Titanium Alloy for Higher Temperature Aerospace Applications

Arconic, Inc., headquartered in New York City, has released their latest advanced titanium alloy – ARCONIC-THOR –designed for higher temperature...

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Materials

Lockheed Martin and Arconic Collaborate on 3D Printing and Advanced Aerospace Materials

As part of an initiative to develop next-generation advanced materials and manufacturing processes, Lockheed Martin Corporation, based out of...

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Design

Boeing Virtualizes, Secures Additive Manufacturing Across Supply Chain with Assembrix

Boeing officials in Chicago are collaborating with Tel Aviv-based Assembrix to manage and protect intellectual property (IP) shared with vendors across...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Using the Full CAD-CAM-CNC Process Chain in Ultrasonic and Conventional 5-Axis Machining

DMG MORI manufactures a wide variety of conventional chip-cutting and ultrasonic machining centers for OEMs and production job shops serving the...

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Aerospace

Improving the Surface Finish of Additive Manufactured Parts

South West Metal Finishing has been working on an additive manufacturing surface treatment process for the last three years and believes it could be the future choice of aircraft...

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Materials

Multi-Scale Analysis of Deformation and Failure in Polycrystalline Titanium Alloys Under High Strain Rates

Extensive use of titanium alloys in critical industrial and military applications, such as compressor blades of jet engines and armor...

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Defense

MTU Develops New Turbine Blade Material in Record Time

MTU Aero Engines announced in March that its internal experts and industry partners have jointly developed a new class of intermetallic, high-temperature materials for highly stressed...

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Aerospace

3-D Manufacturing of Titanium Components Takes Off

With such challenges as base closings, shrinking defense budgets, and sequestration, the worldwide maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) sector is projected to experience a significant...

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Physical Sciences

Disposable Chemical Sensor and Wireless Communication Device

A disposable chemical sensor and temperature device has been developed that may be dropped into building rubble or other areas not accessible by rescue personnel to test the environment in the rubble. The system also provides wireless two-way communication and control to obtain...

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Electronics & Computers

When the Going Gets Tough...

The theaters of operation for marine, air and land vehicles continue to redefine the term “rugged environment.” No longer bound by on-board human operators, autonomous and unmanned military vehicles are now...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Inexpensive Free-Form Fabrication of Titanium-Alloy Parts

A continuing effort to devise relatively inexpensive means of manufacturing titanium-alloy parts has been focused on a free-form fabrication approach. As used here, “free-form...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Experiments in Vacuum Brazing of Titanium

An experimental study of vacuum brazing of titanium and of the effects of changes in brazing alloys and brazing process conditions has been performed. [As used here, “titanium” signifies both...

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Materials

Friction Stir Welding of Aerospace Materials

AFRL scientists are studying a unique metal joining process— friction stir welding (FSW)—for building major structural assemblies. FSW is a solid-state welding process that forces a spinning...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Strain-Induced Porosity Model

AFRL scientists developed advanced computer models to improve the processing and quality of titanium alloys used in manufacturing gas turbine engine parts and critical structural components for military...

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