By the beginning of 2021, Airbus plans to increase its A320 production rate from five to seven per month at its plant in Mobile, Ala. The production increase will help Airbus meet its 2021 monthly goal of producing 63 A320 aircraft at its four assembly sites.
Following the company’s decision last year to sell its CRJ regional jet program to Mitsubishi and its aerostructures manufacturing business in Belfast to Spirit Aerosystems, Bombardier Inc. is selling its remaining stake in the A220 jetliner program.
Heraeus AMLOY has successfully produced an amorphous-metal guitar bridge by metal additive manufacturing. A guitar bridge made of amorphous metal will not wear out and will not need to be replaced, and it is also biocompatible.
Unlike the amorphous metal described in the prior story, additive manufacturing of metals typically leads to the formation of columnar grain structures in the build direction. This can cause detrimental property anisotropy.
Boeing recently announced that the U.S. Navy flew an F/A-18 Super Hornet tactical aircraft equipped with an Infrared Search & Track Block II pod for the first time in late 2019.The IRST Block is a passive, long-range sensor incorporating infrared and other sensor technologies for targeting.
China has pledged to buy almost $80 billion of additional manufactured goods from the U.S. over the next two years as part of a trade-war truce. In total, China pledged to buy $200 billion more in U.S. goods and services over the next two years.
Centerplate, the concessions vendor of Super Bowl LIV, partnered with Bud Light and container manufacturer Ball Corp. to supply 50,000 recyclable aluminum cups for the game Sunday, Feb. 2 at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium.
Since he was a teenager, Dan Pawlovich of Panic! At The Disco was always looking for ways to improve his equipment. He thought the best way to do so would be to take as many external parts off the drum shell as possible. After years and years of trying, Pawlovich found the answer he was looking for with a 3D-printed snare drum.
Check out the February 2020 issue of Industrial Heating, featuring an editorial on Nonferrous – Products and Their Processes, along with the Inspection and Maintenance Critical to Safe Fuel-Train Operation.