Advanced Metalworking Solutions for
Naval Systems that Go in Harm's Way
  • Vice Admiral Hilarides at ShipTech 2016
  • Pipe Assembly Installation Improvement Methods
  • Ingalls Shipbuilding
  • Weld Seam Facing System
  • Weapons and Stores Elevator Doors
  • Alternative Brazing System
  • Greg Woods, NMC Program Officer, ONR
  • Plate Edge Preparation System
  • White Light Scanning

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Sonar Dome Manufacturing Project Commended in Congressional Report

22 Sep 2016
Sonar Dome Manufacturing Project Commended in Congressional Report
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

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

07 Jun 2016
Improved Inspection Techniques for Submarine Pressure Hulls will Save Construction Costs
Advanced technologies that allow for inspection directly through special hull treatment could significantly reduce inspection costs.

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Modified SHT Debond Detectors Delivered to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for In-service Use

27 Sep 2016
Modified SHT Debond Detectors Delivered to Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard for In-service Use
A modified debond detector will support SHT inspection operations at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard.

Automated Pipe Production Methods Anticipated to Save $7M on Several Ship Classes

16 Sep 2016
Automated Pipe Production Methods Anticipated to Save $7M on Several Ship Classes
The automation/mechanization of pipe fabrication processes for shipboard applications will improve quality and reduce costs on multiple naval platforms.

Improved Hull Fabrication Processes to Reduce Ship Construction Costs

05 Aug 2016
Improved Hull Fabrication Processes to Reduce Ship Construction Costs
Mechanized and/or automated processes will reduce labor and improve quality during hull fabrication.