AR Tech

Project Details

Fabric 1

Polyester Netting
Producer/Manufacturer: OTHER
Primary Use: Webbing/Narrow Fabric

Fabric 2

Black Kapton
Producer/Manufacturer: OTHER
Primary Use: Main Fabric

Fabric 3

Space Films
Producer/Manufacturer: OTHER
Primary Use: Secondary Fabric

Engineer Name 1
Michael Baldeon

Engineer Company 1
AR Tech

Subcontractor Company
AR Tech

Project Manager Name
Jessica Foley

Project Manager Company
AR Tech

Please describe the project specifications

Customer requested custom MLI's to be manufactured for a science instrument.
This science instrument will be used on the lander leg for a space mission.

What is unique or complex about the project?

Our company, AR Tech, became interested in this project because the process was different. We usually manufacture MLI’s as individual pieces and ship them to the customer. For this project we manufactured MLI’s as individual pieces, but had to put them together like a puzzle to create the final product.
This project was unique due to the meticulous process that went into making each MLI specific to the space instrument. Each piece had an intricate amount of detail. We knew it would be a lengthier and difficult project, but we were confident in getting the job done.

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