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Metal Foam Stops .50 Caliber Rounds as Well as Steel

For Immediate Release: Researchers have demonstrated that vehicle armor using composite metal foam (CMF) can stop ball and armor-piercing .50 caliber rounds as well as conventional steel armor, even though it weighs less than half as much. The finding means that vehicle designers will be able to develop lighter military vehicles without sacrificing safety, or can improve protection without making ...

3 Industrial Industries Ready To Be Transformed By 3D Printing

Additive manufacturing or more commonly known as 3D printing is having a huge impact on nearly every industrial sector. Businesses are excited about its potential but the technology is still in its early stages when it comes to end-use products or components. However, the industries where it is already applicable, its redefining how products are manufactured. Below, we will dive into the three ...

Trump Sets His Sights On Lockheed’s F-35 Program

The U.S. President-elect, Donald Trump has his sights set on the aerospace industry calling out yet another manufacturer for excessive costs. In a Tweet sent out on Monday, Donald Trump makes a pass at the F-35 program stating, “The F-35 program and cost is out of control. Billions of dollars can and will be saved on military (and other) purchases after January 20th.”.  reut.rs/2hm71vX ...

Operation Helmet, Inc. Improving The Lives of US Military Service Members

Today on Manufacturing Talk Radio we will be discussing a recent story that has left many Americans in utter disbelief. US Military combat helmets manufactured in prisons across the country were found to be faulty and did not meet standards. Unsupervised inmates were throwing these helmets together with no concern for quality and inspection failed, at least in one instance quality assurance was ...