Rapid and Agile 3D Scanner with Micron Accuracy Advances Non-Destructive Inspection

Sustaining jet engine blades requires maintainers to identify problems including geometric wear, poor surface quality, leading-edge wear, coating wear-off, and the location and size of cavities. Prompt repairs of these issues prevents engine failures and saves expensive assets. Yet each maintenance action increases costs. The DOD prioritizes maintenance expenditure reduction by its increasing use of […]

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CTMA Collaboration Integrates Teamcenter at NAVAIR FRCs to Support Aircraft Sustainment

Over the past decade, numerous industries have adopted product lifecycle management (PLM) software that integrates design, engineering, production, cost, and maintenance data into a digital thread, providing manufacturers and end users a multi-functional view of a product’s life cycle. PLM software facilitates quality improvements, cost reductions, supply-chain flexibility, and more informed decision making. In 2020, the CTMA Program completed a collaboration with Siemens that […]

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Member Spotlight: Atmospheric Plasma Solutions

Winner of the 2019 CTMA Technology Competition, Atmospheric Plasma Solutions (APS) is dedicated to advancing plasma technology. Located in the world-renowned Research Triangle region of North Carolina, APS is a leader in the cutting-edge, rapidly expanding field of plasma technology. The company designs and currently builds in-house high-performance plasma power supplies and delivery systems that […]

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