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Noncontacting Methods for Adhesive Bond Primer Thickness Measurements

  The Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) received a technical inquiry requesting information on available options for noncontact thickness measurements of a mostly transparent adhesive primer.  The inquirer specified that it would be preferable…

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Instruments & Techniques

DSAIC staff performed a technology survey of potentially useful, commercially available instruments/systems for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), as well literature searches in the DTIC R&E Gateway and open sources for different useful research techniques. A list of…


Air Force Collaboration Could Increase Use of Composites in Aerospace Manufacturing

Bonded composite airframe structures offer a potential to achieve more affordable manufacturing and more efficient structures, ultimately meeting the goals of the Air Force for increased range and reduced fuel consumption. Laser bond inspection (LBI) in conjunction with bond process control is an enabling technology to transition primary bonded composite structures and realize these goals.