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2014-01-22 12:20:17

Custom-tailored kits provide single-package MLI solutions for cryogenic applications BOSTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CAD Cut, Inc., a Web Industries company, is proud to announce the latest innovation in multi-layer insulation (MLI) products, CAD Cut Cryokits(TM). By combining customized MLI blankets and co-rolled insulation material into a single kit, CAD Cut Cryokits offer manufacturers an easy to order, easy to use cryogenic insulation system that lowers labor and material...

2013-02-12 16:20:43

BRISTOL, Pa., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DUNMORE Corporation multi-layer insulation (MLI) materials are protecting the newest satellite in a 38-year program recording changes of the Earth's surface as NASA successfully launched the LDCM yesterday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. DUNMORE MLI blankets shield the Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM) satellite from extreme heat, cold and radiation while in orbit around the Earth. Two specialized instruments, the OLI and TIRS,...

2013-01-07 08:21:21

BRISTOL, Pa., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DUNMORE Corporation is exhibiting materials that will contribute to a massive seven-year upgrade of the U.S. scientific satellite fleet at the 51(st) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Aerospace Sciences Meeting today in Dallas. DUNMORE will exhibit its MLI (Multi-Layer Insulation) and electrostatic dissipative (ESD) films and tapes at the show sponsored by AIAA, which is the world's largest technical society devoted to the...

2012-08-30 06:20:25

BRISTOL, Pa., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exploring "space weather" - or changes in the Earth's space environment caused by the sun - means plunging into extremes of temperature, radiation and magnetic interference. When NASA's twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes enter these harsh conditions, DUNMORE Corporation multi-layer insulation (MLI) products will shield them from damage as they collect data and beam it back to scientists on Earth. The probes are exploring the kind of conditions...

2012-08-06 06:20:38

BRISTOL, Pa., Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Mars rover Curiosity begins its journey across the red planet's surface searching for signs of sustained microbial life, DUNMORE Corporation's high-performance thin films will protect its sensitive wiring from the Martian environment's radiation, harsh temperature swings and electromagnetic interference. The Curiosity, part of the Mars Science Laboratory program, touched down on Mars Sunday evening after an eight-and-a half-month flight from...

Trial By Vacuum Brings Next Galileo Satellites Closer To Launch
2012-06-14 13:35:08

The next two Galileo navigation satellites have now endured the harsh vacuum and temperature extremes of space on the way to their scheduled 28 September launch. The fourth satellite completed 20 days of thermal vacuum testing at Thales Alenia Space Italy´s plant in Rome at the start of June. The third satellite completed the same tests the previous month. “These two satellites are almost identical to the first two Galileo satellites that were launched last 21 October,”...

2012-06-13 02:20:54

BRISTOL, Pa., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When NASA's NuSTAR probe settles into orbit above the Earth to study black holes and supernovas, DUNMORE Corporation multi-layer insulation (MLI) materials will protect its sensitive instruments and circuitry from extreme outer space conditions. NuSTAR (Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array) was launched today by a jet aircraft that carried it, mounted on a Pegasus Xl rocket, to an altitude of 40,000 feet. The rocket boosted NuSTAR into orbit above...

2012-05-22 06:21:00

BRISTOL, Pa., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DUNMORE Corporation multi-layer insulation (MLI) blankets and insulation tapes will protect vital components and wiring aboard the first private spacecraft to dock at the International Space Station, DUNMORE announced today. Aerospace company SpaceX used DUNMORE high-performance thin films in its unmanned Dragon space capsule, which launched from Cape Canaveral today. DUNMORE MLI blankets protect exposed instruments and assemblies from the heat,...

2011-11-22 12:50:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DUNMORE Corporation's high-performance thin film products will help explore the surface of Mars as part of the Mars Science Laboratory program, which is trying to determine whether the red planet's environment ever sustained microbial life comparable to what is found on Earth, or perhaps still is. NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory used a special reinforced tape DUNMORE created to insulate all of the wiring inside the Mars...

2011-09-07 08:00:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As NASA's two GRAIL satellites circle the moon, mapping its gravitational field in detail for the first time, DUNMORE multi-layer insulation (MLI) materials will protect their sensitive internal systems from the temperature changes and radiation of open space. The nearly identical GRAIL satellites will circle the moon in parallel orbits. They will move closer together or farther apart as their instruments detect changes in the moon's...