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JDMTP Recognizes Two Navy Metalworking Center Projects in 2016 for Outstanding Achievement
01/04/2017

At the 2016 Defense Manufacturing Conference, the Navy Metalworking Center provided two technical presentations, exhibited some of its technical capabilities, and earned recognition for the achievements of two recent projects.

NMC Publishes 2016 Annual Report
11/30/2016

The Navy Metalworking Center's 2016 Annual Report is now available online.

Navy Metalworking Center Tow Cable Maintenance Winch Team Awarded ONR 2016 Technology Transition Achievement Award
11/16/2016

The Tow Cable Maintenance Winch project team received the 2016 Technology Transition Achievement Award from the Office of Naval Research.

NMC Project Team Employing Innovative Distortion Reduction Technologies for CH-53K Cabin Frames
10/25/2016

Transitioning a process that mitigates distortion in the production of the CH-53K cabin frame will improve manufacturing cost, schedule, and quality.

Sonar Dome Manufacturing Project Commended in Congressional Report
09/22/2016

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee commended the Office of Naval Research "for efforts toward understanding the benefits of human industrial operations augmentation technology..."

Joint ManTech Panel Reviewers Note NMC’s High Technology Transition Rate
07/21/2016

The Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) recently hosted the Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Panel (JDMTP) Metals Processing & Fabrication Subpanel on 27-28 June 2016.

Improved Inspection Techniques for Submarine Pressure Hulls will Save Construction Costs
06/07/2016

Advanced technologies that allow for inspection directly through special hull treatment could significantly reduce inspection costs.

Improved Pipe Cutting / Beveling Processes On Board Navy Ships to Save Labor and Injuries
05/24/2016

Optimized onboard processes for large diameter pipe cutting / beveling will improve safety and reduce labor in confined work conditions.

Video Demonstrates Abrasive Blasting Arm for Man Lift Operations
05/12/2016

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.

NMC Developing Process to Reclaim High-Cost Metal By-Product in JSF Engine Components
04/27/2016

Separating nickel alloy from grinding swarf will significantly reduce material costs for the F135 engine components.

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