Article - 12 Apr 2001
A novel coating material, "Armoloy", can be applied to materials to give them a hard, low friction and corrosion resistant surface.
This video shows the footage of Walnut Shell Blasting at the Norfolk Navy shipyard from Composition Materials.
News - 2 Aug 2019
Global protective coatings leader Sherwin-Williams has delivered a diverse range of protective coatings to more than a million square metres of HMS Queen Elizabeth and sister ship HMS Prince of Wales...
News - 2 Nov 2018
Fairbanks Morse - an EnPro Industries company and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward - has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the four main propulsion diesel...
News - 31 Jul 2017
3D printing can prove to be a cost-effective resource for militaries across the globe and they have been testing the idea to create replacement parts and even meals for their soldiers. The United...
News - 21 Mar 2016
The Fleet Ballistic Missile program from the U.S. Navy have successfully conducted test flights of three Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles, featuring a first-of-its-kind 3D-printed missile...
News - 24 Jul 2015
A 3D printed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), designed and built at the University of Southampton, was successfully test launched from the front of the Royal Navy warship, HMS Mersey, and landed safely...
News - 20 Aug 2014
Typical materials development and qualification times for flight critical components are in the range of 10-20 years, if successful at all.
The Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) is focused on the...
News - 16 Apr 2013
The U.S Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $9.5 million contract modification to plan and perform maintenance and modernization work on USS Hartford (SSN-768), a Los Angeles-class...
News - 27 Feb 2013
Throughout 2013, the Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) is celebrating 25 years as an Office of Naval Research (ONR) Manufacturing Technology Program (ManTech) Center of Excellence and is looking to build...