Keyword: Manufacturing processes

Articles: Aerospace
Thanos Yiagopoulos, Chief Technology Officer of Momentive Performance Materials, discusses how engineers can determine the best product for their application.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This paves the way for innovative and more energy-efficient printed electronics.
NASA Spinoff: Electronics & Computers
A long-time apparel insulator develops its own takes on popular NASA spinoff material.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The design may enable miniature zoom lenses for drones, cellphones, or night-vision goggles.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The instrument identifies, quantifies, and characterizes contamination, even on irregularly shaped surfaces.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new printing method coaxes particles and droplets into precise patterns using the power of sound.
Briefs: Materials
With this advance, so-called “flextronics” move closer to reality.
Briefs: Materials
Growing large-area graphene on optical substrates enables use in photonics devices.
Briefs: Materials
The process produces rapid, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly material.
Briefs: Communications
This component takes up ten times less space on computer chips.
Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Learn how to outfit your equipment with sensors.
Briefs: Automotive
Applications include manufacturing structural components for aerospace vehicles, cars, trucks, trains, ships, and submarines.
Briefs: Materials
Synthesis of fiber-metal laminates is performed using RF plasma spray deposition.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A low-cost, dynamically controlled surface for 3D printers reduces waste and saves time.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An alternative, environmentally friendly production method creates permanent magnets.
Briefs: Propulsion
This method is a faster way to manufacture combustion chambers and nozzles for aerospace propulsion as well as heat exchangers in oil and gas applications.
Briefs: Materials
The membrane prevents dendrite formation, at least doubling the lifetime of a lithium-metal battery.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include anti-fouling and anti-contamination, aerodynamic and hydrodynamic drag reduction, and adhesive joining of composite parts.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Material for shoe bottoms could help prevent falls in icy or slippery conditions.
Briefs: Materials
High-quality coated components can be integrated into complex systems in a sustainable way.
Briefs: Transportation
Applications include sensor signal conditioning in harsh conditions such as automotive, oil and gas operations, and firefighting.
Briefs: Materials
The new metal lattice material can be used to create models that regain shape after being crushed.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The supports enable the production of higher-quality, less-expensive parts via additive manufacturing.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The system enables robots to predict what their human coworker will do next.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Faster inline CT inspections makes it possible to inspect far greater numbers of circuit boards.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include portable aerospace structures and terrestrial structures such as cleanrooms and field hospitals.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn about tooling challenges and other considerations when designing micro-optics, including metrology equipment capabilities, and post-molding assembly.
Technology Leaders: Test & Measurement
Thanks to new innovations in measurement technologies, manufacturers and users now have a wide range of options for proactively measuring the laser beam.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The paper-like material could be useful in soft robots, sensors, artificial muscles, and electric generators.