TAI's News & Blog

TAI's News Page provides updates on important aerospace, commercial, and research programs using our thermal strap products, and covers other helpful topics including: how to draft strap specifications and SOW's, helping you through the strap design and ordering processes, and notices regarding our new thermal strap catalogs, products and offerings. Come back for more updates on successful customer programs, and news & pictures from TAI and our customers.

TAI Publishes the 2019 CuTS Catalog - Get Your Copy Now!

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Jan 08, 2019 @ 03:33 PM

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Tags: copper thermal strap, cryocooler series thermal straps, 2019 CuTS Catalog

NASA's Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) Mission Launches with TAI's CuTS On Board

Posted by Tyler Link on Tue, Jan 08, 2019 @ 10:38 AM

SpaceX's Falcon-9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral on 12/5/18. Image credit: wuft.org

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Tags: copper thermal strap, CuTS Spaceflight Heritage, NASA GEDI Mission

TAI Delivers GFTS & CuTS to MIT Lincoln Lab for Thermal Strap Evaluation Program; CuFS and X-Series Straps Headed Out Next...

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 @ 02:55 PM

...It sure has been busy at TAI this year--and only getting busier as we approach 2019.  In another first, MIT Lincoln Laboratory procured sets of our standard P5-506 and G5-502 Copper and Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps (CuTS® & GFTS®), for an evaluation program to determine the best strap types for future spaceflight programs.

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Tags: thermal straps, copper thermal strap, graphite fiber thermal strap, MIT Lincoln Lab

TAI Now Offers Aluminum End Fittings for all our Copper Thermal Strap (CuTS) Products

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Oct 18, 2018 @ 01:53 PM

TAI is now happy to offer optional Al 6061 end fittings for all of our custom and standard model Copper Thermal Strap (CuTS®) products.  This new customization offering is in response to customer demand, and a thermal strap program completed earlier this month.

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Tags: copper thermal strap, Aluminum End Fittings for Copper Thermal Straps, CuTS with Al 6061 Fittings

 NOAA's GOES-S Satellite Launches Today with TAI's CuTS® On Board!

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Mar 01, 2018 @ 03:48 PM

TAI is proud to announce our custom Copper Thermal Strap (CuTS®) products have just been launched into orbit on NOAA's GOES-S Satellite. Tens of thousands watched this afternoon as ULA launched the satellite with Atlas V rockets (see the launch live in the NASA TV YouTube channel below):

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Tags: thermal straps, copper thermal strap, NOAA GOES-S, spaceflight heritage

TAI's Cryocooler Series Copper Thermal Straps Are a Hit With National Labs and Universities!

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:39 PM

The Tech Apps team is excited to announce we have now begun filling multiple orders for our Cryocooler Series (CS) CuTS® Standard Product Line!  In addition to over a dozen CS-45B and CS-47A units shipped in December, TAI has just completed an order for a national laboratory customer, for dozens of our CS-68B models (along with a number of custom and standard model units).  

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Tags: thermal strap, thermal straps, copper thermal strap, cryocooler thermal straps

TAI Releases the 2016 Copper Thermal Strap (CuTS) Catalog

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Feb 04, 2016 @ 02:42 PM

Our customers at NASA, aerospace organizations & primes, national labs, universities and commercial electronics companies across the globe have spoken--and we'd like to thank you for your suggestions and thoughts on our CuTS standard product line! As a result:

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Tags: thermal strap, thermal straps, copper thermal strap, heat strap

Designing Your Thermal Straps

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jan 09, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Thermal Strap Design

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Tags: thermal straps, copper thermal strap, thermal link