Aero engine maker acquires integrated measurement assembly platforms

Investment is to streamline turbine rotor assembly at UK and German plants

NASA to launch the most accurate ice tracker yet

Satellite to analyse ice depths across Greenland and Antarctica to within the width of a pencil

Alternatives to cadmium in aerospace

Could zinc-nickel be an ideal replacement?


New range of space-bound components

These are suited to the low Earth orbit satellites

New drone standards

The UK is looking at diverse uses including transport, infrastructure and medicine

New 3D printed panels

This aerospace demonstrator is one metre across

Industrial ethernet patch cords

MilesTek launches new Cat5e shielded industrial ethernet patch cords with low-smoke zero-halogen jackets

Radiation-hardened 100V and 200V GaN FETs

These are aimed at the space industry

Satellite sensors improved with new interferometer

The technology is to provide meteorologists with better data on atmospheric temperature and moisture, ocean colour, sea ice cover, clouds…

New AM filament

The material offers improved properties for 3D printers

3D printer cuts development time

One project saw 6 weeks work done in 24 hours

Lasers take to the skies

The US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) plans to test a laser on a tactical fighter jet by 2021

New Aerospace Research Centre opens at Cranfield University

The University has teamed up with Airbus, Rolls-Royce and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to create the £35 million facility

High performance display for harsh environment

Designed to function in industrial process control, marine instrumentation, aerospace, in-vehicle displays and medical equipment

Future force measurement

John Cove explains the role of precision measurement for large scale manufacturing in the energy and aerospace markets

Fixed length cable assemblies

Amphenol RF’s SMPM pre-configured cable assemblies feature high performance SMPM plug connectors

High speed precision cutter

Creates efficient and consistent cuts in demanding environments



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