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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 Shipping out Custom Cryocooler Copper Thermal Straps (CuTS) to General Atomics

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jan 17, 2019 @ 10:22 AM

...Some more great pictures to share with our Blog and LinkedIn Followers!

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Tags: cryocooler series thermal straps, copper thermal straps,, thermal straps, SHI RDK 415D Cryocooler Straps

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, graphite fiber thermal strap, copper thermal strap, MIT Lincoln Lab

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

Posted by Tyler Link on Wed, Dec 12, 2018 @ 11:42 AM

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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Tags: GFTS Spaceflight Heritage, thermal straps, graphite thermal straps, NASA IXPE Mission

EnMAP Copper Thermal Strap Assemblies Shipping Out - More Great Pictures of DLR's Spaceflight Program Straps

Posted by Tyler Link on Mon, Oct 08, 2018 @ 03:08 PM

Following up on our blog from last week, TAI is now shipping out the EnMAP copper thermal straps, star tracker adapter fittings, and various extension and evaporator plates to OHB and the DLR.  This was a terrific program to work on, with extensive spaceflight qualification requirements. 

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Tags: EnMAP, CuTS Spaceflight Heritage, thermal straps, copper thermal straps,

TAI Shipping out Order of Cryocooler Thermal Straps to Janis

Posted by Tyler Link on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 @ 03:33 PM

TAI is shipping out another order to Janis Research Company today.  These Stage 1 Cryocooler Thermal Straps (pictured above), along with another set of smaller straps for the 2nd Stage (not pictured), and a batch of custom cryocooler thermal straps (pictured below), are yet another example of our high quality, and design & fabrication capabilities, and the great work our Design and Manufacturing Teams are doing everyday.  

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Tags: cryocooler thermal links, cryocooler thermal straps, thermal straps, copper thermal straps,, 1st Stage Cryocooler Thermal Straps

TAI Introduces the X-Series™; the World's only PGS and Graphene-Based Thermal Strap Standard Product Line

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Jun 07, 2018 @ 02:12 PM

I am happy to announce the release of our X-Series™ Thermal Straps; the World's first and only standard product line available with either Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet (PGS), or TAI's Graphene Foil (TAI's GTL™ and PGL™ products).  The X-Series™ is comprised of 6 standard models with multiple end fitting options to choose from at no additional cost.  As with our other standard model straps/links, flexible portion/sheet length and bolt pattern customization is available and free of charge (in nearly all cases), and additional (limited) end fitting customization is also available.

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Tags: graphene thermal straps, pgs thermal straps, PGS, Graphene Foil, thermal straps

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

TAI Fills Orders For Our First CS-52 Copper Thermal Straps 

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Feb 22, 2018 @ 11:37 AM

TAI is happy to announce we are shipping out our first batch of CS-52 (Cryocooler Series) Copper Thermal Straps (CuTS®).  TAI's Cryocooler Series (CS) straps are designed around popular cryocooler cold heads, and are fully customizable (at no charge for many of our customers).

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Tags: cryocooler thermal straps, cryocooler thermal links, heat strap, thermal strap, thermal straps

TAI's Gold Plated, UHV-Compatible Copper Thermal Straps Are A Hit...

Posted by Tyler Link on Thu, Feb 08, 2018 @ 04:07 PM

The TAI team is happy to report we are now filling multiple orders for our wildly popular gold plated copper thermal straps (CuTS®).

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Tags: gold plated thermal straps, thermal straps, copper thermal straps,

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

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