Materials & Coatings

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Software Helps Optimize World’s Largest All-Composite Aircraft

Collier Research Corp.
Newport News, VA

When the Stratolaunch aircraft...

Application Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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: Materials
Safer, Cleaner, Corrosion-Protecting Metal Coatings

Pittsburgh, PA
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Corrosion-related issues cost the U.S. economy $276 billion a year. The Energy Department’s National Energy Technology...

Application Briefs: Materials
NASA Selects “Game-Changing” Thermal Management Concept

Thermacore was recently selected by NASA Space Technology’s Game Changing Development Program to have one of its thermal management concepts evaluated for potential use in future...

Application Briefs: Materials
Plastic Components Ride Juno Spacecraft to Jupiter

Plastic-molded components produced by Diversified Plastics are currently speeding through space towards Jupiter aboard NASA’s Juno Space Probe. The craft was launched August 5, 2011, and is...

Application Briefs: Materials
Thin-Film Tape Protects Mars Rover Wiring

A high-performance thin-film product created specifically for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA, is being used to ensure the electrical currents from the Mars Rover Curiosity’s different...

Application Briefs: Materials
Material Passes Tests for James Webb Space Telescope Sunshield

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) will observe primarily the infrared light from faint and very distant objects. But all objects, including telescopes, also emit infrared light in...

Application Briefs: Materials
Multi-Layer Films and Tapes Provide Thermal Protection for NASA Spacecraft

Multi-Layer Insulation (MLI) materials
Dunmore Corporation
Bristol, PA

The final flight of the Space Shuttle...

Application Briefs: Materials
High-Speed Vision Inspection for Sheet-Based Electronics Materials

Process Photonics (Ottawa, ON, Canada) builds processing systems for the PCB, electronics assembly, and medical device markets. Their ProVisionTM series is a solution that uses...

Application Briefs: Materials
Elastic Memory Composite Hinges Tested on Shuttle

TEMBO® Elastic Memory Composite Hinges (EMCH)
Composite Technology Development (CTD) Lafayette, CO

Elastic Memory Composite Hinges...

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