An improved process to repair cracks in the upper structure of MRAP Cougar CAT I/II hulls will reduce the cost and schedule associated with the current method.
ShipTech 2016 featured an impressive lineup of technical and general session speakers, including Navy and industry leaders.
More efficient unit construction will increase shipbuilding throughput while reducing production costs and labor.
Maturing additive manufacturing technologies to fabricate metal electronics chassis on Navy platforms will reduce cost and lead time.
Learn about the Navy Metalworking Center's capabilities and accomplishments in developing prototype tools from concept to commercialization. The mechanized tools save labor and worker injuries associated with manual processes.
A Navy Metalworking Center project team developed easy-to-use, small, lightweight, portable, power-assisted tools to reduce the amount of time and effort required to pull electrical power cable.
Implementation of an automated, adaptive grinding solution will reduce production labor costs and improve quality and performance.
The Navy Metalworking Center (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.
A new joint detail that enables Self-Locating/Self-Fixtured (SLSF) deck construction for OR and VPM deck flats will reduce labor hours and costs.