28 Jan 2015
Implementing 3-D Inspection of Steel Plates Will Save Shipbuilding Costs
Identifying defects in steel plates earlier in the construction process will save shipbuilding costs.
13 Jan 2015
Automated Solutions to Save Manufacturing Costs for Ship Stiffeners
Automating the cutting and welding of stiffeners on ships will reduce shipbuilding costs and improve the schedule due to reduced labor and improved efficiency and quality.
06 Jan 2015
Cryocooler Manufacturing Improvements Will Expand Use of HTS Degaussing Systems on Navy Ships
Manufacturing improvements will reduce the purchase price for the reverse-Brayton cryocooler on future ship classes.
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.
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.
19 Dec 2014
Improved Manufacturing Processes for VCS Weapons Cradles to Save Costs
Manufacturing improvements for weapons cradles will save costs for the VCS and Ohio Replacement Programs.