News - 29 Jan 2016
Lightweight metals leader Alcoa today announced a long-term supply agreement with Boeing for multi-material aerospace parts. Under this agreement, Alcoa will supply components for the...
News - 8 May 2012
Precision Castparts (PCC), a manufacturer of complex metal products and components, has announced that the company has decided to purchase Centra Industries, a manufacturer of modern aerostructures...
News - 24 Jun 2010
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced today that it has been awarded new business at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.
Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is supplying...
News - 16 May 2006
Parker Hannifin Corporation has announced that it has acquired Resistoflex Aerospace, a division of the Crane Company. The business produces fluid connectivity and conveyance products for the...
News - 10 Jan 2017
If an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) needs a medical tool, such as a surgical instrument or a finger splint, they normally have to wait for a resupply mission. But that is...
News - 21 Oct 2009
A University of Michigan professor is developing an electric rocket thruster, NanoFET, that uses nanoparticle electric propulsion and enables spacecraft to travel faster and with less propellant than...
News - 26 Jul 2009
New concepts for intelligent packaging and transportation of the future have emerged, following a competition initiated by Bayer MaterialScience aimed at design students. For example, two young...
Article - 26 Sep 2015
This article discusses assessing composite aerospace structures using dielectric cure monitoring.
This a a copper alloy that is custom made by Columbia metals and can be used in automotive, aerospace, marine and chemical industry.
Article - 24 Feb 2003
By embedding fibre optic sensors into polymer matrix composites, users are able to receive feedback on the performance of the components such as masts. This type of system can be used to prevent...