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Highly magnified grains of cornstarch-based blast media are used to remove aircraft coatings without liquids and with minimal risk of damage to the underlying structure

Technology Today® Winter 2008

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Depainting by Numbers

An SwRI-developed robotic system removes coatings from off-airframe components of military aircraft.

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New Materials, New Methods

SwRI researchers are using advanced computational tools to develop and analyze nanomaterials .

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Enhancing Our World's Energy Supply

SwRI plays a significant role in the 15th World Congress on ITS.

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Digging Into Simulation  

An SwRI-developed simulator helps train excavator operators safely and effectively 

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Street Smart 

SwRI plays a significant role in the 15th World Congress on ITS.


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