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 - 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 - 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 - 11 Jun 2019
Experts from Fraunhofer ILT are researching and developing laser processes for the economical joining, cutting, ablation or drilling of composite materials, especially in the context of their...
News - 14 Jul 2010
Emerging titanium applications in commercial and military aerospace will be presented at TITANIUM 2010, the 26th annual conference and exhibition, which will be held Oct. 3-6 at the Gaylord Palms...
Article - 6 Apr 2021
In the aviation industry, non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques play an essential role in minimizing costs and keeping people safe.
News - 9 Aug 2008
At a time when the economic downturn makes cutting costs and improving efficiency more vital than ever, customers up and down the country are benefiting from significant cost savings and increased...
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...
Article - 3 May 2017
Alicona Cobots are combining collaborative robots with optical metrology to offer high-resolution measurements that can be traced and repeated even in production.
Article - 10 Feb 2014
AZoM talks to DeWayne Howell and Jason Gabriel about the process of compression molding for composites and what the benefits and applications of this are.