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.
The sunshield for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope passed a test critical to preparing the observatory for its 2021 launch. Technicians and engineers fully deployed and tensioned each of the sunshield's five layers, successfully putting the sunshield into the same position it will be in when it is 1 million miles from Earth.
QuesTek Innovations LLC and the German Aerospace Center, in a joint effort, will explore the full potential of QuesTek’s new printable aluminum (Al) alloy, which was developed for additive manufacturing (AM). The alloy is capable of high-strength performance at elevated temperatures (200-300°C/392-572°F) in the as-built condition.
Which material is better: steel or aluminum? It is a question that generates a lot of discussion these days. This commentary from Automotive News suggests that one should be skeptical when the steel industry claims that its material is the best.
The March 2020 issue of Industrial Heating includes an editorial piece on "ExpaniteHard-Ti Questions and Answers". Other features include "An Overview of Nitriding - Technology and Tribological Benefits", "Producing Quality Metal Parts with Additive Manufacturing", and much more