Moog Advanced Manufacturing Using Artificial Intelligence
Moog continues a strong tradition of innovation to revolutionize manufacturing. We are making complex metal parts through a metal additive manufacturing process called Laser Powder Bed Fusion. It allows engineers to create more complex parts than ever before and promises to increase the performance of systems using additively manufactured components or assemblies. Now, we’re deploying Artificial Intelligence to help inspect the quality of work.
Moog Additive Manufacturing Supporting University of Buffalo Student Nanosatellite FALCON Project
The University of Buffalo’s Nanosatellite Laboratory (UBNL) is building two satellites to test line of sight formation flying. This project is sponsored by the Air Force Research Lab. Moog Additive Manufacturing Center donated structural hardware to fly on these student built satellites. Excellent work FALCON (Formation Attitude Laser Communication Orbital Navigator) team!
The Moog additive manufactured small liquid monopropellant blowdown propulsion module is suitable for cubesats and small satellites that require attitude control or delta V maneuvers. This is an all-digital design leveraging Moog additive manufacturing and propulsion equipment design expertise.
Building on Additive: From Operating Group to Enterprise and Back
Smart factory initiatives often involve complex projects and new technology deployments, even before adding in the complications faced in 2020. How are leading manufacturers managing smart factory advancements strategically in this climate? Earlier this fall we spoke with Bill Massaro, Director of Advanced Manufacturing in the Aerospace and Defense Sector at Moog, to learn from his experience.