Since 2013, the STC has worked to identify technology needs in the energy industry and to support development programs to address those needs. This paper discusses recent STC work and outlines the R&D programs planned for the remainder of the year.
Selecting the right quality evaluation method for polymer welds is critical for both developing an appropriate welding process and weld maintenance. This paper compares different evaluation methods and discusses strengths and weaknesses of each.
EWI’s affiliate Fabrisonic LLC has been working with NASA JPL and EWI to develop and qualify ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM) heat exchanger devices for improved performance. The paper discusses how structures created using UAM can increase functionality, robustness, and efficiency.
In additive manufacturing (AM), process parameter optimization is key to production efficiency. This paper describes what it means really to optimize parameters for any given AM application.