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Army's New Artillery Projectile Metal Parts Facility Begins Operations in Texas

The Army has inaugurated a new modular metal parts facility in Mesquite, Texas, the Pentagon announced Thursday, May 30, 2024.

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Data Acquisition

Boeing Adopts New Airplane Manufacturing Quality and Safety Metrics

Boeing has published a new 11-page summary of actions being implemented to prevent airplane manufacturing quality and safety issues such as those that led to the...

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Materials

Aerospace Production: Overcoming Challenges in Composite Machining

Composite materials play an important role in aerospace manufacturing. The light weight, durability and ability to create complex shapes from molds make these materials ideal for frames and structural components that enable lighter, more fuel-efficient aircraft.

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Aerospace

OPINION: How Artificial Intelligence Eliminates Risk from Aerospace and Defense Quality Teams

The complexity of aerospace and defense (A&D) supply chains has outstripped the capabilities of human processing.

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Energy

Enabling Ambitious Battery Production at Scale

The battery industry is forecasted to grow tenfold by the end of the decade. This growth is driven by increasing demand for Li-ion cell batteries, predominantly for electrified transportation and energy storage.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

The Ford We Didn’t Know

Ford CEO Jim Farley exposed significant product-development lapses during his company’s fourth-quarter-2022 earnings call on February 2. Ford’s 4Q profit performance was no-excuses dismal. Its causes, he...

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Products
Aerospace

New Products

Data recorders, conduction-cooled chassis, robot chargers, and more.

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Electronics & Computers

Mapping Performance Variations to See How Lithium-Metal Batteries Fail

Brookhaven National Laboratory scientists have identified the primary cause of failure in a state-of-the-art lithium-metal battery.

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Test & Measurement

Reimagining Automated Test During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has challenged test and measurement companies that supply the aerospace & defense sector.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Software Enables New-Age, Flexible Test Solution for Analog and Digital Radios

Radios are a staple of naval operations but their standards must change to keep up with the times.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Flexible Manufacturing Cell Increases Efficiencies, Component Readiness

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

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Aerospace

Open System Software for Critical Applications

Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.

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Application Briefs
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

5-Axis Machining Center

Honeycutt Manufacturing made a major investment in a 5-axis universal machining center.

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Materials

Dispensable Gels vs Gap Filler Pads

Learn the distinct pros and cons of the two thermal interface materials.

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Materials

Machine Learning Makes Light Work of AM Aerospace Alloys

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

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

3D-Printing Powders

A new partnership is intended to create a closed loop supply chain, where certified scrap material is turned into powder.

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Technology Report
Automotive

New Magna Seat Puts Connectivity in the Second Row

New automated seating system improves passenger ingress and egress.

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Products
Photonics/Optics

New Products

Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.

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Application Briefs
Manufacturing & Prototyping

Laser Wire Additive Manufacturing System

ADDere printing not only a rocket combustion chamber and nozzle, but seamlessly merged them into one full size rocket thrust chamber assembly.

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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.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

How to Install Coiled Spring Pins

See why coiled spring pins are being used extensively throughout the aerospace industry.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Ruggedizing Coaxial and Fiber Optic Cable Assemblies from Mechanical Strain

Learn how to protect critical conductors, dielectric, and optical fibers from deforming, cracking, or unraveling

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AR/AI

Toyota Improves ‘Little Things’ to Refine 2020 Highlander Manufacturing

Manufacturing the fourth generation of Toyota’s Highlander crossover unfolds in the 4.5 million sq-ft2 Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana (TTMI)...

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Aerospace

Marking Aircraft Components

Although marking adds no intrinsic value to a component, it is central to the smooth operation of the industry.

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Defense

Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Vehicles

Helping to drive the AI trend is the availability of a new class of embedded AI processors.

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Application Briefs
Defense

Mine Roller

Rostec State Corporation
Moscow, Russia
+7 (495) 287-25-25
https://rostec.ru/en/

Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant, part of UralVagonZavod Group belonging to Rostec State Corporation, has developed a mine roller to be...

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Technical Innovation
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

SKF Employs Digital Tools to Enhance Bearing Design, Performance

It began with spherical roller bearings more than 100 years ago and now SKF finds itself amid a digital transformation. Over the years the bearing company has expanded...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Aerospace Work Platforms — More than Meets the Eye

For maintenance personnel in the aerospace industry to do their jobs effectively, they need to be able to get physically close to the equipment they are working on. This statement sounds...

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Test & Measurement

Getting the Most Out of Industrial CT Scanning

Quality assurance and flight certification of critical aerospace parts and assemblies have reached new levels of sophistication in recent years. Leading aerospace and defense manufacturers...

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