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21 August 2017
Industry News

Boeing Helena expands facility to support 777X aircraft production
Boeing Helena has expanded its facility in Montana, US, and added 90,000ft² of space to support the production of its newest family of 777X twin-aisle aircraft.

Safran to open new aircraft engine facility in Mobile, US
Safran’s US subsidiary is set to open a new facility in Mobile, Alabama, to produce aircraft engine nacelles.

Nasa launches new TDRS-M communications satellite
Nasa has launched the third and final probe in a series of its next-generation communications satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US.

Russian cosmonauts release 3D-printed satellite into space during spacewalk
A team of two Russian cosmonauts have released five nanosatellites into space during a spacewalk, which lasted more than six hours outside the International Space Station (ISS).

Press Releases

United Electronic Industries Introduces EtherCAT I/O Cubes
United Electronic Industries (UEI) had today introduced its new EtherCAT compliant I/O cubes.

Stäubli to Exhibit at CAMX 2017
Stäubli is to exhibit at the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo (CAMX) between 12-14 September, at the Orange County Convention Centre, Orlando, Florida, US.

Legacy Builds Storage Facility for Pontotoc Sands Company
Due to the rise in fracking in El Reno, Oklahoma, there was a greater demand for frac sand.

Bodycote Introduces New Range of Additive Manufacturing Technologies
Bodycote is introducing its new range of additive manufacturing processes known as Bodycote Powdermet® technologies.

maxon motor is Supplying Drives for Nasa's Fifth Rover Mission to Mars
Swiss-based firm maxon motor is, again, supplying several specially developed drives for Nasa's fifth rover mission to Mars.

White Papers

Maxon-Built Drives for Robotic Probes
In 2016, to learn more about Mars and its structure, Nasa sent a robotic probe called InSight, which remains stationary after landing. One of its instruments records seismic activities caused...

Radiant Vision Systems Case Study - Luminator Aerospace
Luminator Technology Group is a family of brands that manufacture passenger information signs, lighting, and display solutions for bus, rail, and aerospace...

Resolution and Dynamic Range and their Impact on Imaging System Performance
Resolution and dynamic range are two important specifications to be considered when evaluating the capabilities of an imaging colorimeter, yet they are easily...

Customised Aviation and Military Structures
With a structure from Legacy Building Solutions, customers can create and design a structure specific to their operational...

Methods for Measuring Display Defects and Mura in Relation to Human Visual Perception
Human vision and perception are the ultimate determinants of display quality, however, human judgment is variable, making it difficult to define and apply quantitatively in research or...

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