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Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Airbus to Deliver US-Completed Commercial Aircraft With Sustainable Aviation Fuel

September 23, 2021

Via: ASD News

Airbus will start delivering all aircraft from its U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on board later this year. The initiative is a further step toward fulfilling Airbus’ commitment to carbon-neutral growth in the aviation […]


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August ISM Manufacturing Report: A Look Now and Ahead

September 17, 2021

Via: Industry Today

COVID-19 sent shockwaves to the global supply chain as the virus caused thousands of manufacturers to pause operations. Some experts predicted the supply chain would fully recover by the spring and summer of 2021, but due to the surge of […]


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Using Lean to Optimize Manufacturing Procurement

September 17, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Global shortages, increasing customer demand, mass customization, and globalization are challenges that are getting even harder for manufacturers to solve. These challenges are only worsened by many manufacturers’ reliance on the status quo (the idea that manual processes, bad data, […]


Process, Production

Scaling Up Production, Fast – How Manufacturers Can Increase Productivity to Meet Growing Demand

August 19, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

The IHS Markit/CIPS Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) value for May 2021 demonstrated that UK manufacturing is growing at its fastest rate in almost 30 years. Manufacturers must increase production to capitalise on the record growth in new orders. However, […]


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Seeking insulators that conduct more heat

August 13, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

“The key problem we’ve identified, is that improving thermal conductivity alone is not good enough,” said Austin thermal fluids researcher Vaibhav Bahadur. “You need a more holistic understanding of materials to meet electrical, thermal and mechanical requirements.” Nano-composites are under […]


Process, Production

Microchip’s 1,700V SiC mosfets

July 27, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

Features include gate oxide stability, according to the company, which “observed no shift in threshold voltage even after 100,000 pulses in repetitive un-clamped inductive switching [R-UIS] tests. R-UIS tests also indicated avalanche ruggedness and stability in other parameters. They also […]


Process, Production

16Mpixel image sensor for factory automation

July 27, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

XGS 16000 is a 16Mpixel global shutter image sensor for factory automation by On Semiconductor. Consuming 1W at 65frame/s, it fits into standard 29 x 29mm industrial cameras with C-Mount lenses – it has a 1:1 square aspect ratio. It […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Boeing’s Starliner Set to Launch, Giving Company a Do-Over in Space

July 26, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Boeing Co.’s next space launch this week will give it a shot at proving it can still pull off big missions. The aerospace giant is set on Friday to again launch its Starliner space capsule without crew on board, a […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

U.S. Air Force DSX satellite captures Medium Earth Orbit environment data

July 26, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

It says scientists will spend years studying a treasure trove of valuable data captured by 1300 experiments carried out by the satellite, covering radiation hazards, space weather, equipment degradation and flight manoeuvrability. The craft – described as being roughly the […]


Process, Production

Chip shortages force German carmakers to throttle production even as demand recovers

July 21, 2021

Via: The New York Times

The global semiconductor shortage is disrupting production in the German car industry just as demand rebounds strongly from the pandemic-induced downturn. Automakers Daimler and BMW said this week that the lack of chips had forced assembly lines to slow down […]