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2008-06-30
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Quatro Composites, a designer and manufacturer of carbon-fiber molded products, has been awarded three contracts to supply carbon-fiber panels to airframers and Tier 1 suppliers for drill qualification and assembly training.
2017-11-08
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Aerospace manufacturers and operators—large and small—require solutions that shorten product development; maintenance, repair, and overhaul cycles; and lower fuel costs through lightweighting.
2013-02-07
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Researchers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, are looking beyond the current state-of-the-art lightweight material—carbon-fiber composites—to promising nanostructured materials, namely carbon nanotube composites.
2013-10-25
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Carbon-fiber-reinforced thermoset composites continue to be difficult to recycle, as they are a complex mixture of different materials such as thermosetting polymers, carbon fibers, and fillers. Researchers from the Universite Du Quebec at Montreal, Bell Helicopter Textron Canada, and the National Research Council Canada investigated using carded recycled carbon-fiber mats and epoxy resin to fabricate thermoset composite plates.
2008-06-30
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3-D woven preforms offer a low-cost method of manufacturing composites with high through-thickness thermal conductivity without an attendant loss of strength or stiffness.
2008-06-30
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Several Alcoa-developed high-performance alloys and products produced from its worldwide operations are being used on China’s first home-produced regional jet, the ARJ21-700.
2013-06-04
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Turboprop engines are gaining popularity for their fuel-consumption advantages, but they also generate substantial noise, so reducing cabin noise to ensure passenger comfort is an important engineering challenge.
2011-05-05
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Not every design project can afford its own Skunk Works, but using team-like power and superior management to explore multiple parameters is not only possible but practical.
2010-09-15
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Modal identification methods used during flutter testing have evolved to ensure correct parameter identification. Frequencies and damping value estimations have to be as accurate as possible to define the aircraft fluttering margins used during those first mission-critical in-flight test campaigns.
2010-06-09
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With the release of NX 7, Siemens has added new features to bring product and manufacturing information to downstream applications.
2008-06-30
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To accelerate its processes for ground vibration testing, EADS-CASA recently implemented LMS Test.Lab, a complete software solution for test-based engineering combining high-speed multi-channel data acquisition with a suite of integrated testing, analysis, and report generation tools.
2008-06-30
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Lufthansa Technik is responsible for keeping the Lufthansa fleet in shape. It was facing a huge challenge due to required fuselage inspections of all Boeing 737s prescribed by Boeing as a consequence of the “Aloha” accident in 1998.
2008-06-30
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The Hexagon Loxham Precision Laboratory, a new facility designed for leading-edge ultra precision research, has been opened at Cranfield University in the U.K. Cranfield has strong links with aerospace technology, and the laboratory will aid significant research into the manufacture of mirrors for the NASA James Webb Space Telescope and will also help scientists develop technologies for finding Earth-like planets and forms of life in space.
2010-01-07
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HyperSizer software was used to optimize the design, weight, and manufacturability of the Composite Crew Module, which recently passed a series of NASA critical, full-scale, physical tests accurately predicting performance under simulated flight conditions.
2009-05-01
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A team of engineers at Arnold Engineering Development Center has successfully conducted back-to-back comparative tests between JP-8 conventional jet fuel and a 50:50 blend of JP-8 and Fischer-Tropsch derived synthetic fuel on a General Electric F110 engine.
2008-11-10
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With business booming across all product lines and staff and facilities at full capacity, Cessna borrowed a chapter from the makers of large commercial airliners and decided to integrate and assemble co-developed subsystems and supplied parts to create the Columbus.
2008-07-10
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Maplesoft has released the pilot version of "MapleSim", a multi-domain modeling and simulation tool that is designed to reduce the amount of time taken to bring products to market by using physical modeling techniques.
2011-01-10
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Mercedes' AMG über-tuning shop mixes twin turbochargers, DI, and stop/start technology to give the 2011 downsized V8 significantly greater output—and 25% greater fuel efficiency.
2016-08-08
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The dangers of faulty car airbags recently have become all too clear. The product-liability issues associated with airbags and the largest, most costly automotive recall in history make it essential to characterize them thermally at high speeds and with high levels of sensitivity and accuracy.
2014-09-02
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We huddled in a tight circle by the finish line, frantically waiting for radio updates on the progress of our team’s rider, Rob “Bullet” Barber, who was miles in the distance and closing fast. Our 11-person team of student engineers and support crew from The Ohio State University could hardly breathe as we got the report: Barber was battling for third place—a podium finish—in the TT Zero class for electric racing motorcycles at the 2014 Isle of Man TT.
2009-05-15
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MapleSim 2 from Maplesoft combines an intuitive physical modeling environment with powerful symbolic techniques to reduce the time and effort required to create highly efficient models.
2009-03-03
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A handheld video scope from Borescopes-R-Us is lightweight and dependable, contains two-way articulation, and includes 4, 6, or 8 mm diameters.
2012-10-12
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Suitable for advanced driver assistance systems, electric power steering, hybrid and electric vehicles, aviation anti-skid control, off-highway vehicles, rail propulsion control, and more, Texas Instruments Inc.’s 32-bit Hercules TMS570 ARM Cortex-R4 safety microcontrollers expand the product line to include 36 configurations that customers can choose from to meet application-specific needs.
2010-03-19
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The Bowles Fluidics washer pump was designed to address washer system performance issues.
2008-11-15
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The DM2E Series double valves from Ross Controls feature dynamic monitoring and memory for Category 4 machine safeguarding applications.
2008-12-23
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Laser Design's 3-D laser scanning technology will be integrated with CMM systems from Wenzel-Xspect.
2008-12-15
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The Nissin MAX i-Series Machining Centers from SNK America feature a large work envelope, access to five sides of a part, and part completion in just one setup for reduced labor and production time.
2008-12-22
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Aurora Bearing Co.'s PTFE-lined large-bore bearings feature a woven fabric composite PTFE liner, a chrome-plated ball, and a wiper seal on each ball/race interface.
2008-09-05
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The SL-20APL from Haas Automation is a compact lathe with an integrated automatic parts loader that automatically picks up parts from an external tray and loads them into the lathe for unattended turning or flips parts for double-ended machining.
2016-02-02
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Intertek’s Milton Keynes Transportation Technologies laboratory has developed a portable vehicle exhaust emissions testing system that enables manufacturers to report real-world driving emissions.