23 Jul 2014
New Power-Assisted Cable Pulling Tools Will Save Surface Shipbuilding Costs
Results of this project will reduce labor and health and safety issues associated with shipboard cable pulling at Ingalls and NNS.
17 Jul 2014
Joint ManTech Panel Reviews Navy Metalworking Center Projects
While “Navy” is in the name of the Navy Metalworking Center, other defense applications can also benefit from the technology that NMC develops.
08 Jul 2014
Navy Metalworking Center Exhibits Capabilities at Mega Rust 2014
NMC displayed samples from several recent projects that address corrosion issues.
28 Jul 2014
New Tooling Will Reduce Cost to Install and Repair VCS Pipe Assemblies
New tools will reduce the labor hours needed to install VCS pipe assemblies on-hull.
25 Jul 2014
Improved Pipe Processing Methods Expected to Save $590K per VCS Hull
NMC developed large diameter pipe fixturing and welding process improvements that are expected to save $590K per VCS hull.
08 Jul 2014
Improved Component Design to Reduce Weight of LCS Sliding Doors
An NMC-led project team designed an improved upper frame rail and roller for large sliding doors that will reduce weight on the Freedom-variant LCS.