Keyword: 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: Aerospace
Testing has shown that NASA's poppet reduces leakage rates of traditional aerospace cryogenic valves by three orders of magnitude.
Briefs: Manned Systems
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: Robotics, Automation & Control

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: Photonics/Optics

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: Manufacturing & Prototyping

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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Motion Control
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: Test & Measurement
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: Materials
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: Electronics & Computers
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: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A bulk metallic glass could slash prices of collaborative robots and lead to advanced 3D-printed metals.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Ewellix (Gothenburg, Sweden) has developed a planetary roller screw that's now on Mars.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The valve enables telerobotic resupplying of media such as propellant and pressurant.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A deep-learning technique optimizes the arrangement of sensors on a robot’s body to ensure efficient operation.
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.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Ball screws are helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for fiber optic cables generated by 5G communications.
Briefs: Motion Control
Oscillatory and rotational motions of different parts are combined to pave the way to developing super-miniaturized mechanical devices.
Briefs: Materials
Applications include anti-fouling and anti-contamination, aerodynamic and hydrodynamic drag reduction, and adhesive joining of composite parts.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A production-based X-ray solution performs product quality evaluation directly on the manufacturing line.