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 Copper Thermal Straps (CuTS) for ESA's JUICE Mission to Jupiter

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The TAI team is proud to announce we are delivering several custom Copper (Cabled) Thermal Straps (CuTS®) this week to the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, for ESA's JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) spacecraft, planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2029.

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Posted in thermal straps, ESA thermal strap, copper thermal straps,, and JUICE Spacecraft.

JUICE Thermal Straps for ESA

TAI Delivers Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps to Spain's INTA

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I thought I would share some pictures from one of our Graphite Fiber Thermal Strap (GFTS®) orders that are shipping out today (this is a record year for our GFTS® product line, and even with the success of our X-Series® PGS and Graphene Thermal Straps / Links line, we are continuing to see growth in our GFTS® sales and programs, and are adding to new customers this year from Spain, to Italy, the United States, Germany, and more).

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Posted in thermal straps, graphite thermal straps, and INTA Thermal Straps.

INTA Graphite Thermal Strap - TAI

TAI's Copper, Graphite, and PGS Thermal Straps Headed to Airbus, Ball, DLR, SLAC, NASA, and Many More This Week

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2019 has been another record-breaking year for TAI, and things are only getting busier.  We are thrilled to announce that in addition to the new manufacturing equipment and vacuum chambers added to our facility this year, TAI will be expanding into a larger manufacturing facility in February 2020, and are now adding more Design Engineers and Technicians to accommodate our growing business (more news coming at the end of the year).

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Posted in thermal straps, copper thermal strap, and graphite thermal straps.

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

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...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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Posted in thermal straps, copper thermal strap, graphite fiber thermal strap, and MIT Lincoln Lab.

Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps - Stiffness Test for MITLL

TAI Delivers Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps (GFTS) to INFN for NASA's IXPE Mission

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I am happy to announce that TAI recently delivered several spaceflight model (FM) Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps (GFTS®) to Italy's National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN), to be incorporated on instruments destined for NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer  (IXPE) mission, scheduled for launch in 2021. 

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Posted in thermal straps, graphite thermal straps, GFTS Spaceflight Heritage, and NASA IXPE Mission.

INFN Graphite Fiber Thermal Straps - TEC Adapter Hybrid Fittings
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