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 Delivers More Spaceflight Model Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps (GFTS) to NASA's IXPE Mission

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Apr 18, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

I just wanted to share this pic of the next set of FM GFTS®/TEC hybrid thermal straps out for NASA's IXPE Mission:

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Tags: graphite fiber thermal strap, graphite thermal straps, NASA IXPE Mission, graphite thermal links

TAI Releases the 2019 GFTS Catalog

Posted by Tyler Link on Fri, Mar 01, 2019 @ 12:03 PM

TAI is proud to announce the release of our 2019 GFTS® Catalog:

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GPS III Launches with TAI's Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps (GFTS) on Board

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 @ 10:11 AM

SpaceX Launches the GPS III SV01 Satellite on December 23, 2018.

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Tags: graphite fiber thermal strap, GFTS Spaceflight Heritage, GPS III

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 Releases the World's First Graphite Thermal Strap (GFTS®) Catalog! Get your 2018 GFTS® Catalog Today!

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jan 11, 2018 @ 02:02 PM

For the first time in our history, TAI now offers a Graphite Fiber Thermal Strap (GFTS®) Standard Product Line, and we've just released our 2018 GFTS® Catalog. This is the world's only graphite/carbon-based thermal strap standard line, and the only flexible, carbon-based thermal strap product with spaceflight heritage.

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Orion Launches with TAI's Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Dec 11, 2014 @ 03:13 PM

At 7:05 am EST (12:05 GMT) on December 5th, NASA successfully launched its new Orion spacecraft on a mission that it hopes will “foreshadow the first human expedition to Mars.”

Orion was launched in Cape Canaveral, Florida, carried into the skies on the Delta IV heavy rocket.

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Tags: flexible thermal links, thermal straps, flexible heat link, graphite fiber thermal strap, Orion Thermal, graphite thermal straps, NASA thermal strap,