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Products: Transportation
Air Compressor

Gardner Denver Thomas (Sheboygan, WI) offers the 2380 series twin WOB-L® piston oil-less air compressor designed for pressure/vacuum and high flow. It provides 100 psi (6.9 bar) maximum pressure with open flow of 2.3 cfm (65...

Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
High-Speed Backplane Connector System

Samtec (New Albany, IN) has expanded its ExaMAX® High-Speed Backplane Connector System optimized for high-density and high-speed performance. The ExaMAX® header and right-angle receptacle system...

Products: Electronics & Computers
Keylock Switches

APEM, Vista, CA, introduced LK Series keylock switches available in nickel-plated or black overmolded barrel shutter and key. The multi-position switches are available in momentary and maintained functions, and in single or...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Jet Engine Exhaust Nozzle Flow Effector

NASA’s Langley Research Center has created novel flow effector technology for separation control and enhanced mixing. The technology allows for variable shape control of aircraft structure through actively...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A Structural Joint with Multi-Axis Load Carrying Capacity

NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed a composite joint connector that is more structurally efficient than joints currently on the market. Traditionally, composite joints can bear...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Eddy-Current-Minimizing Flow Plug for Use in Flow Conditioning and Flow Metering

Innovators at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center have developed a suite of prototype fluid plug technologies with an array of capabilities for fluid flow metering,...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Process for Forming a High-Temperature Single Crystal Preloader

Friction has long been a thorny problem for sealing-device designers. Traditional sealing devices rely on a contacting relationship between surfaces and sealing elements to prevent...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Compact Vibration Damper

NASA’s Langley Research Center has developed a compact tuned damper to reduce vibration occurring at a fixed frequency. Tuned dampers reduce vibration of the base structure by the dissipation of energy. The magnitude of...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Fluidic Oscillator Array for Synchronized Oscillating Jet Generation

NASA’s Langley Research Center develops innovative technologies to control fluid flow in ways that will ultimately result in improved performance and fuel efficiency. Often...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Conduit Purging Device and Method

NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center invites companies to license this dead-end welding device for use in the welding of tubing. This technology solves the problem of unacceptable welds in dead-end configurations....

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