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2008-06-30
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Researchers at the German Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and Systems Reliability (LBF) are convinced that next-generation lightweight aircraft designs will require intelligent load-monitoring technologies to make sure that the residual fatigue life and structural health of an aircraft can be realistically detected or calculated.
2008-06-30
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As accuracy requirements increase in the aerospace manufacturing industry, machine tool builders and control providers are responding in different ways. For CNC control provider Siemens Energy & Automation, it means taking volumetric compensation to new heights.
2008-06-30
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Aircraft manufacturers have always desired more flexible automated drilling solutions due to constantly changing requirements as technology advances, production rates fluctuate, and new products are introduced. This desire has become more evident in recent years as manufacturers embrace lean manufacturing techniques to streamline their processes.
2008-06-30
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ARP5941 (Aerospace Fluid Power–Contamination Sensitivity–Consideration for Establishing Test Procedures for Flight Control Actuators) was generated by SAE International’s A-6 Aerospace Actuation, Control, and Fluid Power Systems Committee to assure continued satisfactory performance of flight-critical servo-actuators under the maximum allowable particulate contamination in airplane hydraulic systems.
2008-06-30
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After three years of collaborative development with aerospace engine components suppliers seeking a drilling machine with higher speeds and more accuracy, Mitsui Seiki has launched the VLD-300 five-axis vertical CNC laser driller.
2008-06-30
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Omega Engineering’s CA150 handheld calibrator was designed to perform operation checks at regular inspection and maintenance of thermocouples, resistance temperature detectors, and instruments.
2008-06-30
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With the E123 Presetter, Lyndex-Nikken offers a precise high-tech device featuring a fixed rotating spindle that uses six mini bearings with radial concentricity error compensation.
2008-06-30
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The Agilent Medalist x6000 automated X-ray inspection (AXI) system from Agilent Technologies finds defects in solder joints to improve end-product quality and decrease warranty repair and scrap costs.
2008-06-30
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The Luxxor Video System from Gradient Lens connects to a range of rigid or flexible borescopes, including Hawkeyes, to capture, document, store, and share borescope images and detect product flaws early in the manufacturing process.
2008-06-30
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Extech Instruments offers the compact Extech i5 IR camera for accurate thermal imaging and focus-free viewing.
2008-06-30
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Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH signed an agreement to acquire Motorflug Baden-Baden GmbH. Motorflug, with bases in Baden-Baden, Rheinmünster, and Schönhagen near Berlin, will become part of Eurocopter’s service and support business and will complement Eurocopter’s maintenance, repair, and overhaul capabilities in the civil helicopter market.
2008-06-30
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After several years of working closely with the U.S. Navy and Marines Corps, GE-Aviation has been awarded $1.4 million in initial funding to perform nonrecurring engineering work associated with the integration of an engine upgrade into the AH-1Z helicopter.
2008-06-30
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Spirit AeroSystems Inc. signed a contract with Airbus to design and produce a major composite fuselage structure for the A350 XWB (Xtra Wide-Body) program. Spirit will design and manufacture the Section 15 center fuselage frame section, a composite structure approximately 65 ft long, 20 ft wide, and nearly 9000 lb.
2008-06-30
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The European Space Agency (ESA) awarded a €263 million contract to EADS’s Astrium unit to develop and build the EarthCARE Earth observation satellite. EarthCARE (Earth Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation Explorer) will focus on clouds, tiny particles in the atmosphere—aerosols—and their influence on atmospheric radiation.
2008-06-30
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate to develop a new, integrated solution for enhanced helicopter rotor durability and capability.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Aero Engines GmbH signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly pursue business opportunities in the European UAV market. Under the five-year agreement, P&WC and MTU will cooperate in positioning themselves for participation in future European UAV programs.
2008-06-30
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Rolls-Royce established a joint venture company with GKN Aerospace to carry out research and development into the use of composite materials in aero engine fan blades. Funding for the research and development is expected to be approximately £11 million.
2008-06-30
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Honeywell Aerospace has agreed to sell its Consumables Solutions business to B/E Aerospace for $1.05 billion, consisting of at least $800 million in cash and the remainder in shares of B/E common stock.
2008-06-30
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With the launch of the CI BM7xx, Temex unveils its latest solution for digital pulse compression sub-system (DPCSS) with chirp generator and compressor modules at intermediate frequency (IF).
2008-06-30
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Futek Advanced Sensor Technology’s CSG110 Inline Signal Conditioner/Amplifier can be provided lead-free per Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive requirements.
2008-06-30
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Tex-Flex FEP corrugated tubing from Parker-TexLoc can turn sharp corners with very small bend diameters without reducing the inside diameter of the tube.
2008-06-30
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Sealant Equipment’s 2600-041 Series is designed for fast and clean shut-off of thixotropic and cohesive materials such as viscous silicones, epoxies, and urethanes.
2008-06-30
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The characteristic toughness of titanium, which makes it a material of choice, also means it is difficult to machine and to deburr.
2008-06-30
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The ML-Z 9500 Series CO2 laser marker from Keyence can mark not only in the X and Y direction but also in the Z direction.
2008-06-30
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The ULYS 990 Modena from Laselec is a laser wire and cable marking machine providing a compact design with four printing fonts as standard.
2008-06-30
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The Titan FLS 48 high-power fiber laser cutting system from Laser Photonics comes with a single-pallet shuttle table and can perform large-scale industrial cutting jobs.
2008-06-30
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With a laser-guided Electronic Mating Alignment System (EMAS), Lockheed Martin employs Leica Laser Trackers from Leica Geosystems for mating of fuselage and wing assemblies for the F-35 Lightning II.
2008-06-30
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The high-speed EyeCon 2000 laser line sensor from LMI Technologies provides the technology to measure a wide surface area using a single gigabit ethernet connection.
2008-06-30
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General Dynamics C4 Systems, an integrator of secure communication and information systems and technology, is scheduled to open a new engineering design center in Broward County, FL, this month. The office will expand the company’s engineering and technology support of U.S.
2008-06-30
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The Advanced Turbine Engine Co. LLC, a Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney joint venture, was awarded a $108 million contract by the U.S. Army for the Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) technology demonstrator program.
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