Advanced Metalworking Solutions for
Naval Systems that Go in Harm's Way
  • Weapons and Stores Elevator Doors
  • Weld Seam Facing System
  • NMC New Contract Award 2010
  • Alternative Brazing System
  • Greg Woods, NMC Program Officer, ONR
  • Plate Edge Preparation System
  • Remotely Operated Climbing Tools
  • White Light Scanning

What's New

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Modified Impulse Hammer Tool Will Save Repair Costs for In-Service Submarines

24 Feb 2015
Modified Impulse Hammer Tool Will Save Repair Costs for In-Service Submarines
A modified Special Hull Treatment debond detector developed for new VCS construction will reduce repair costs for in-service submarines.

User-Friendly Weld Sequencing Tool to Save Labor Costs and Improve Schedule for Navy Submarines

19 Feb 2015
User-Friendly Weld Sequencing Tool to Save Labor Costs and Improve Schedule for Navy Submarines
A weld sequence planning tool will save labor costs for VCS and OR.

ManTech Project to Demonstrate Additive Manufacturing Benefits for Ship Construction

10 Feb 2015
ManTech Project to Demonstrate Additive Manufacturing Benefits for Ship Construction
The use of AM in ship construction will save acquisition costs on several ship classes. Ingalls photo

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Distortion Reduction and Cut Part Accuracy Improvements to Save Millions for DDG 51 and Other Ships

19 Feb 2015
Distortion Reduction and Cut Part Accuracy Improvements to Save Millions for DDG 51 and Other Ships
New guidelines for production, handling and thermal cutting of thin plates in shipbuilding are leading to reduced distortion and improved part accuracy.

Manufacturability Improvements to Avoid Costs in the Production of HTSDG System on Future Combatants

27 Jan 2015
Manufacturability Improvements to Avoid Costs in the Production of HTSDG System on Future Combatants
Improving the manufacturability of the HTSDG system for future combatants will reduce costs and improve system performance. Pictured is the induction heating soldering system developed and validated in this project.

Additively Applied Isolation Coatings for Navy Fasteners to Reduce Galvanic Corrosion

21 Jan 2015
Additively Applied Isolation Coatings for Navy Fasteners to Reduce Galvanic Corrosion
An improved isolation process for fasteners on Navy vessels will provide better protection against galvanic corrosion and reduce repair costs.