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Steelcraft to Supply Key Components for Canadian Armed Forces' Fleet of Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project

SteelCraft has been awarded a $10.39 million subcontract by General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada in support of the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project. The contract was announced on January 23, 2013 in Stratford by Mr. Gary Schellenberger, Member of Parliament for Perth-Wellington, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence and Minister of...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

3M Subsidiary Ceradyne, Inc., Awarded More Than $40 Million U.S. Government Order for Small Arms Protective Inserts

Armor vest plates protect military warriors COSTA MESA, CA - Ceradyne, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M, announced it has received an award for more than $40 million from the U.S. Government for two separate Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) armor plate orders placed under Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for the Government of Afghanistan. The order requires delivery of 242,000 body...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Charleston Aluminum Announces an Increased Range of Aluminum Armor Plate Inventory for Armor Vehicle Production

Charleston Aluminum is proud to announce an increased range of ballistically tested armor plate is now held in warehouses across the country. The new range of alloys, sizes and volumes of aluminum armor plate materials offers solutions for armored vehicles with the highest possible performance properties in extreme dimensions - in particular, with respect to thickness and width. The wider range...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Armor Steel targets international defense market.

Designed to meet MIL-DTL-46100E high-hard specifications for ballistic performance, ATI 500-MIL(TM) is suited for use in medium- and heavy-weight tactical vehicles, armored patrol cars, and above-deck structures on ships and aboard aircraft in perforated versions. Auto-tempered specialty steel does not require quench/temper treatment, and can handle hot/cold forming processes. Available in plate...

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Injection Molding from 3D Printed Molds
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Injection Molding from 3D Printed Molds

3D printing has become one of the biggest trending technological innovations of the 21st century. With its logistical efficiency, ability to easily modify designs, and speed of production, it’s no surprise that the manufacturing industry is turning to 3D printing for a multitude of applications. This white paper explores how 3D printing can be beneficial specifically for manufacturers focused on low volume injection molding of small plastic parts. The report features a succinct yet detailed overview of two case studies, both of which exhibit the advantages and possible challenges of making molds via 3D printing. The article goes on to offer advice on how such challenges can be overcome, as well as some guidelines for mold design. If you’re looking to break the mold to save time and money, download this white paper and see if 3D printing is the right solution for your business.

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Glass Fibers offer lightweight ballistics protection.
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Glass Fibers offer lightweight ballistics protection.

Offering Vehicle Armor Composite Solutions for protection against IED and EFP threats, Featherlight(TM) glass fibers withstand severe threat levels, while Quicksilver(TM) glass fibers offer stiffer, lighter composite parts than E-glass reinforcements. Composites can be deployed in both structural and nonstructural components on suite of vehicles, enabling lightweight, fire-retardant, and load...

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Fresh Air Intake
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Fresh Air Intake

Alan Manufacturing has a long history of developing innovative solutions for HVAC applications. With over 1,000 product designs under our belt, we have gained a reputation as the go-to source for HVAC dampers, hardware, duct supports, zone control systems, and much more. Adding to this extensive list of achievements we now announce the release of our new line of Fresh Air Intake products. Designed to meet ASHRAE 62.2 standards, they are the most robust and high-performance product of their kind. See our video to learn more.

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