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Adhesive Actuated Insertion Shank
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Adhesive Actuated Insertion Shank

This invention combines a rigid stiffening shank with a flexible body polymer, using a wicking channel and capillary action to distribute the adhesive. Once the probe is inserted, the stiffening shank may be removed, leaving only the flexible polymer body behind. This invention is superior to...
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Advanced Airfoils Boost Helicopter Performance

Carson Helicopters Inc. licensed the Langley RC4 series of airfoils in 1993 to develop a replacement main rotor blade for their Sikorsky S-61 helicopters. The company's fleet of S-61 helicopters has been rebuilt to include Langley's patented airfoil design, and the helicopters are now able to carry...
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Advanced Laser-Based, Gamma-Ray Systems

Over the past decade LLNL has both invented the concepts for and led the world in the development of laser-based, mono-energetic gamma-ray (MEGa-ray) sources. These sources, which combine high-energy, high-average-power lasers and compact, high-gradient, RF-accelerator technology promise to...
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Advanced Lightplane Wing

Neico Aviation, Inc.'s tubular fuselage frame of Prescott Pusher is heliarc welded at the factory. Wings, tail, and control surfaces are of traditional aluminum. A rear mounted 180 horsepower engine with a four bladed pusher propeller allows speeds up to 200 miles per hour; an advanced rotary...
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Aggregate Spray for Air Particulate

This invention was conceived in response to the events that occurred between October 2 and November 2, 2001 when letters containing a powdered form of B. anthracis were mailed through the United States Postal Service resulting in the contamination of government and private facilities (US EPA 2002...
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Aids to School Bus Design

Navistar International Transportation Corporation, Chicago, IL, used three separate NASA-developed technologies in the design and testing of their 3000 Series Bus Chassis which was developed expressly for school bus applications. For structural analysis, they used the MSC/NASTRAN program which...
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Aircraft Design Analysis

Development of the Beech Super King Air Airplane, built by Beech Aircraft Corporation, was aided by NASA Computer Program, NASTRAN, which electronically analyzes a computerized design and predicts how it will react to many different conditions of stress and strain. Program was employed to analyze...

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