NASA | Quick Change Ceramic Flame Holder

Narrator: Stainless steel flame holders are inefficient: After only a short time of use they rust to the torch and show serious signs of deterioration. These flame holders pose an economic problem due to frequent maintenance costs to say nothing of the serious safety risk to personnel who must inspect these components in equipment like […]

NASA | Asymmetric Dielectric Elastomer with Mulifunctional Fibrous Electrodes

Narrator: About ten years ago, NASA Langley started the Morphing Program, researching standard materials and modifying them in different ways to create smart materials for aircraft. Brian Stewart: What I was thinking about here was what if we went back to the basic material properties, back to the precursor materials. Is there something we could […]