Keyword: Parts

Briefs: Aerospace
The technology was developed as an alternative to existing options for in-space aeroponic food production applications.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Users can download the design files to 3D print and assemble a customizable peristaltic pump.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The integrated tool eliminates the need for manual operators or additional custom fixtures.
Briefs: Software
The models allow users to optimize X-ray radiography setups, for the detection of crack and crack-like flaws, to penetrate various materials to show internal structures of parts.
Briefs: Propulsion
Besides miniature spacecraft propulsion systems, the valve could also have applications in the industrial processing industry where low flow devices are commonly used.
Briefs: Design
Testing has shown that NASA's poppet reduces leakage rates of traditional aerospace cryogenic valves by three orders of magnitude.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A self-aligning, self-healing system for pneumatics and cryogenics with applications in aerospace.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Engineers have created a highly effective way to paint complex 3D-printed objects, such as lightweight frames for aircraft and biomedical stents, that could save manufacturers time and money and provide new...

Briefs: Medical

A patented self-contained device for isolating deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), ribonucleic acid (RNA), proteins, and cells without using pipettes or centrifuges has been developed at NASA’s...

Briefs: Software

Robotic vision has come a long way, reaching a level of sophistication with applications in complex and demanding tasks, such as autonomous driving and object...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

High-speed digital imaging expands the benefits of traditional machine vision (MV), transforming it from a process control tool into a diagnostic tool. Traditional MV systems use...

Briefs: Medical

Substances such as plastics, metals, and wax are used in 3D printers to make products and parts for larger items. Products created through the 3D printing of plastics include every-thing from...

Articles: Motion Control
One major concern for manufacturers is how safe and secure it is to open the OT network’s doors to the internet.
Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Many presses continue using inefficient and unreliable hydraulic pumps.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The DPV concept matches the unique needs of electric vehicle cooling and energy management systems.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A software makes industrial robots nimbler and almost as sensitive as human hands.
Briefs: Energy
The synthetic material is soft but can withstand heavy loading with minimum wear and tear for engineering applications.
Application Briefs: Materials
The Opti-Scan inspection system can measure surfaces and edges in 3D.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
With advanced tech, mirrors can be made with high accuracy.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
An electrically driven soft valve paves the way for fully soft robots.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Hypoid gears have a growing presence in the industrial power transmission and motion control industries.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The design may enable miniature zoom lenses for drones, cellphones, or night-vision goggles.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
See how COMSOL is supporting upcoming modifications to railway infrastructure in India.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
Learn seven key design considerations for implementing electrohydraulic valves.
NASA Spinoff: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D-printed metals.
Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The valve enables telerobotic resupplying of media such as propellant and pressurant.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A deep-learning technique optimizes the arrangement of sensors on a robot’s body to ensure efficient operation.