coatings and surface treatments

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December 17, 2018 | Source: Armed with Science, science.dodlive.mil, Cynthia Greenwood, 13 April 2018
In 2009, the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition chief John J. Young, Jr. issued a mandate requiring the military departments to find new ways to reduce their use of...
Source:  ARL.
Join us for a live webinar presentation on "The Cold Spray Revolution!" The deposition of metal powders onto surfaces has been done by thermal spray for over 100 years...
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Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
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Webinar
October 22, 2018 | Source: Purdue University, purdue.edu, 29 May 2018, Kayla Wiles
Purdue researchers have observed a way that the brittle nature of ceramics can be overcome as they sustain heavy loads, leading to more resilient structures such as aircraft...
September 24, 2018 | Source: SERDP/ESTCP, serdp-estcp.org, June 2017, Principal Investigator, Jeremy Angel
The objective of this effort was to develop a comprehensive test protocol to accurately predict all aspects of the performance lifetime of Department of Defense (DoD) coatings and...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, 29 June 2018, David L. Chandler
MIT-developed process could offer nontoxic alternative to environmentally harmful chemicals. Fabrics that resist water are essential for everything from rainwear to military tents...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Chalmers University of Technology, chalmers.se, 19 June 2018, Joshua Worth and Johanna Wilde
“Everyone in the industry has been waiting for this discovery. This is a paradigm shift in the field of high-temperature oxidation. We are now establishing new principles for...
September 10, 2018 | Source: Columbia University, engineering.columbia.edu, 7 Jun 2017, Holly Evarts
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have demonstrated for the first time a new technique that takes its inspiration from the nacre of oyster shells, a composite material that has...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, news.mit.edu, 3 Apr 2018, David L. Chandler
Self-healing metal oxides could protect against corrosion. Researchers find an ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide, though solid, can flow like a liquid instead of cracking...
June 4, 2018 | Source: R&D Magazine, rdmag.com, 7 Jun 2017
Chemical weapons are nightmarish. In a millisecond, they can kill hundreds, if not thousands. But, in a study published in the ACS journal Chemistry of Materials, scientists...
April 23, 2018 | Source: Defense Visual Information Distribution Service, dvidshub.net, 20 Mar 2018, Marisa Novobilski
As next-generation material development drives advances in Air Force technology, understanding the ability of new materials to perform in the operational environment is paramount...