Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Injection Molding Service Saves Time and Money for Spring Manufacturer

Proto Labs
Maple Plain, MN

As products get smaller, their components need to follow suit, and springs are no exception. In a variety of...

Application Briefs: Materials
Ensuring Part Quality in Industrial Metal Additive Manufacturing

Concept Laser
Grapevine, TX
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Now that metal additive manufacturing (AM) is creating fully functional industrial parts, many OEMs are...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
3D-Printed Functional Antenna Arrays Operate on Exterior of COSMIC-2 Satellites

FDM® (Fused Deposition Modeling™) technology and ULTEM 9085 thermoplastic
Stratasys Direct Manufacturing (RedEye, Solid Concepts, and Harvest Technologies)...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Precision Measurement and Inspection Ensure Quality of SLS Rocket Panels

Reverse engineering and inspection software
Verisurf Software
Anaheim, CA

In spaceflight, the first eight...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Heat Pipe Assembly Passes NASA Hypersonic Tests

Embedded heat pipe assembly
Lancaster, PA

A Thermacore heat pipe assembly recently completed testing at the NASA Ames Arc...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Oxygen Containers Transport Tank Assembly to ISS

Oxygen shipping containers
Waxahachie, TX

Americase designed, developed, and completed the first HM224B/DOT31FP shipping...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Prototype Recovers Lost-At-Sea Images

New hardware built by research engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is helping NASA retrieve experimental images otherwise lost at sea. The hardware weighs less than two pounds, and serves as a...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Actuator Meets NASA Requirements for Asteroid Sample Return

BEI Kimco Magnetics designed a customized moving magnet voice coil actuator (VCA) to meet the requirements for the flatplate Michelson moving mirror application on the Origins-Spectral...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
NASA’s Next Rover Features 3D-Printed Parts

The Desert RATS (Research and Technology Studies) Space Exploration Rover has roamed the Arizona desert, maneuvering the terrain as the wind and temperatures swing from one extreme to another. NASA...

Application Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
HAWE Hydraulic Valves Improve Maintenance for Conveyor Application Systems

HAWE Hydraulics, Charlotte, NC, offers proportional valves and controls typically used by companies manufacturing machine tools, lifting platforms, mobile cranes,...

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