Thermal acoustical blankets protect war fighters

November 1, 2008

[ Ehmke Manufacturing Co. Inc. ] Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.A. Thermal acoustical blankets designed, fabricated and installed by Ehmke Manufacturing are used in the Boeing Ch-47 Chinook, H-47 Combat Search and Rescue, HMX-1 CH-46 Presidential Chase Helicopter and V-22 Osprey Tiltrotor aircraft. The primary functions of these blankets are to protect war fighters against harsh environmental …

U.S. Air Force uses highly specialized cover

[ AR Tech Engineered Fabric Products ] Fontana, Calif., U.S.A. The mitigation bag is a highly specialized cover used by the U.S Air Force for the Delta IV program. Its purpose is to protect the nose cone from weather damage as well as humidity. This cover is complex and unique because it uses AN-108, which …

Parachute system allows for quick, accurate landings

[ SPELCO GbR ] Munich, Germany It looks straight out of a comic book, but the serious purpose of the Gryphon parachute system is to bring soldiers quickly and precisely to a landing zone without detection or exposure of the transport aircraft. With a 6-foot wingspan, the prototype carbon-fiber stealth glider weighs 30 pounds and …

Armijos connects with clients

Sam Armijos creates connections with clients—in person, in cyberspace and in the pages of a book. By Sigrid Tornquist “There is no alternative to meeting face-to-face. At the end of the day, it doesn’t matter whether I showed potential clients something I designed or not. It is whether they feel they can work with me,” …

Welder allows for easy tent and awning repair

Problem: Incomplete hot air welds split, damaging tents and awnings. Solution: The seven-pound JTE Ultrasonic Hand Held Welder welds any thermoplastic, including PE and PP, and uses only single-phase 110-volt power and no air. The generator is less than six pounds. Its light weight and ease of handling allows for tent and awning repair on …

Softside II Collection gives upholsterers vinyl options

Problem: Upholsterers want to diversify their businesses and have multi-tasking vinyl options. Solution: The new Softside II Collection covers the vinyl market, offering patterns with 100,000 plus double-rub abrasion resistance for contract jobs, as well as colors and embossing that mimic vinyl used by automotive original equipment manufacturers. SOURCE J. Ennis Fabrics