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2022 Honda Civic Hatchback Enjoys Premium Assembly, Weight-Cutting Measures

As a veteran manufacturing engineer, Jill Fuel was an ideal choice for the project leader for the production launch of Honda’s 2022 Civic Hatchback at Honda's...

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Propulsion

SAE International Extends Call for Abstracts, Seeks Submissions for AeroTech Conference

Engineering Events staff at SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, have extended the call for abstracts through September 21 for the...

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Design

The Science of Joining Dissimilar Metals in Aerospace Manufacturing

With the industry’s traditional focus on welding and brazing, there has been minimal formal education on diffusion bonding.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

EV Battery Manufacturing Commitments Surge in U.S.

The first half of 2022 is continuing last year’s raft of automaker investments in lithium-ion battery manufacturing and development in the U.S., with Stellantis and the Hyundai Group...

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Materials

Molded RF Materials for Hypersonic Sensors and Seekers

Hypersonics and the materials needed therein are critical to both our nation’s defense and our national economy, says one feature writer.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

3DEO Launches New Metal 3D-Printing Platform

California-based 3DEO unveiled in February its new metal 3D printing platform and patented technology, Saffron. The proprietary platform has been in development for the past five years....

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Semiconductors & ICs

Radiation-Hardened ICs

See how the integrated circuits supported a mission to examine asteroids.

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Materials

Low Distortion Titanium in Laser Powder Bed Fusion Systems

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.

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Nanotechnology

Novel Whisker Mitigating Composite Conformal Coat Assessment

DoD electronics have an increased failure risk due to tin whisker short circuits, unless properly mitigated by design.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Quality Management Experts Provide Guidance on AS9100 Standard, Equipment Calibration

Quality management professionals across the global aerospace and defense community discuss the AS9100 international standard, audits, and equipment...

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Aerospace

Additive Manufacturing

Marotta’s patented approach starts with a 3D CAD model of choice that can meet varying ranges of end application specifications.

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Aerospace

Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

The X2 Technology Demonstrator recently achieved a level flight speed over 250 knots, proving the basic concept of the coaxial compound configuration.

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Manned Systems

Industry Invited to Participate in AeroTech Aerospace and Defense Technical Program

SAE International is inviting global participation in its AeroTech® aerospace and defense technology conference and exhibition, which is for the first...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Pulse Plasma Nitriding for Aerospace Applications

Aerospace manufacturers who depend on nitriding components can benefit from greater uniformity of results, better-protected materials, and increased throughput.

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Materials

Curing the Porosity Problem in Additive Manufacturing

During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.

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Aerospace

Frequency Agile Plasmonic Antennas and Sensors

A new way of assembling individual nanostructures will facilitate better design principles for plasmonic photonic devices.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

German OEMs Flex 3D Manufacturing Muscle

A chief impediment for wider adoption of additive manufacturing long has been its potential for application in high-volume and high-throughput production. But continuing process and technique...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

A Comprehensive Way to Use Bonding to Improve RF Performance of Low Noise Amplifiers

Is RF engineering a form of black magic? Learn about the challenges in developing a low noise amplifier (LNA) for the aerospace market.

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Materials

More Bang for the Buck: A New Design and Manufacturing Method for Deep Penetrating Bomb Cases

There is a new way to design penetrators and projectiles: Composites.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

New Products and Services: December 2020 Aerospace Manufacturing & Machining

Optical adhesives, radar test equipment, welding positioners, and more.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Tips for Choosing CBN Grinding Wheels

Learn about the most common bond systems for CBN wheels: resin, vitrified, and electroplated matrixes.

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Materials

How Advanced Vacuum Bag Kits Streamline Composite Parts Manufacturing

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.

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

Designing Sensory and Adaptive Composite Materials

Newly developed computational approaches aid in the design of composites that exhibit remarkable abilities to both sense external cues and adapt to these cues in controllable, "programmable" ways.

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Test & Measurement

Bioenvironmental Engineering Guide for Composite Materials

Develop a comprehensive baseline for identifying, evaluating, and controlling occupational and environmental hazards associated with composite fibers.

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Motion Control

Instrumentation for Fabrication and Testing of High-Speed Single-Rotor and Compound-Rotor Systems

To support the development of next-generation rotorcraft, precision data acquisition is required.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Rear Fuselage Packer

To date, the rear fuselage packers have been used in the production of over 500 aircraft.

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Materials

Virtual and Physical Testing of Third-Generation High Strength Steel

Developing lightweight, stiff and crash-resistant vehicle body structures requires a balance between part geometry and material properties. High-strength materials...

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Aerospace

Lunewave Promises Low-Cost Radar with High-Performance 360-Degree View

Radar sensing has been used for various functions in passenger vehicles for more than two decades. Like all sensors intended an automated vehicle (AV), radar has...

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Test & Measurement

Scaling Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Production with Oxidation Technology

Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.