24 May 2016
Improved Pipe Cutting / Beveling Processes On Board Navy Ships to Save Labor and Injuries
Optimized onboard processes for large diameter pipe cutting / beveling will improve safety and reduce labor in confined work conditions.
12 May 2016
Video Demonstrates Abrasive Blasting Arm for Man Lift Operations
NMC has produced a brief video that illustrates the results of a recent project that investigated and developed manufacturing methods to reduce the cost of producing pipe welds on Navy ships.
27 Apr 2016
NMC Developing Process to Reclaim High-Cost Metal By-Product in JSF Engine Components
Separating nickel alloy from grinding swarf will significantly reduce material costs for the F135 engine components.
17 May 2016
Ingalls Implements Mechanical Arm for a Man Lift Application to Save Labor and Improve Ergonomics
NMC and Ingalls developed and implemented an easy-to-use prototype mechanical arm to perform hull exterior abrasive blasting from a man lift during ship construction.
03 May 2016
Casting Solution to Reduce Cost and Weight for Freedom-variant LCS Hull
A less expensive, two-piece cast bracket will reduce weight and cost for the Freedom-variant LCS.
28 Apr 2016
Modified SHT Debond Detector to Save Costs on In-service VCS Huls
An SHT Debond Detector developed for new VCS construction has been modified for use on in-service VCS hulls.