Manufacturing

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Tropexx – Blending System

The Tropexx Blending System is a high-resolution blending system that works with gases, vapors and volatile (readily vaporizable) liquids in addition to moisture. Tropexx can be used to check instrument calibration by substantiating, within parts per million, the accuracy of instrument readings. It...
Ultrasonic Stir Welding
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Ultrasonic Stir Welding

Ultrasonic Stir Welding is a solid state stir welding process, meaning that the weld work piece does not melt during the welding process. The process uses a stir rod to stir the plasticized abutting surfaces of two pieces of metallic alloy that forms the weld joint. Heating is done using a...
Variable-Power Handheld Laser Torch
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Variable-Power Handheld Laser Torch

Features of the handheld torch's design include manual controls to modify the laser diameter and power output in real time. This ability allows the user to adjust the laser depending on circumstantial needs, resulting in a torch that is well suited for in-field repairs of metals where space and...
Woven Thermal Protection System
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Woven Thermal Protection System

This invention presents a revolutionary approach to designing and manufacturing TPS materials using/augmenting design tools and infrastructure already in place in the weaving industry. Woven TPS is a concept that leverages the mature weaving technology that has evolved from the textile industry to...
Y-12 National Security Complex
laboratory

Y-12 National Security Complex

P.O. Box 2009 Oak Ridge TN 37831-8084
The Oak Ridge Y-12 National Security Complex, with some 4,700 employees, is managed by BWXT Y-12, L.L.C. for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration. BWXT Y-12 is a joint enterprise of BWX Technologies, Inc. and Bechtel National, Inc. BWXT Y-12 is authorized to...

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