TiNi Aerospace

Company Information

Alternative Name(s): 
TiNi Alloy
Street 1: 
2505 Kerner Avenue
City: 
San Rafael
State: 
CA
Postal Code: 
94901-5571
Country: 
United States
Phone Number: 
415-524-2124
Year Established: 
1996
Ownership: 
Private
Employment: 
30
Employment Year: 
2013
References in Nano Datasets: 
2

Description: 

TiNi Aerospace, Inc. is a manufacturer of mechanisms employing Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) materials. The most common of which is an alloy of Titanium and Nickel or TiNi, where the company derives its name. Among the products developed and manufactured are a family of high force release devices called the FrangiboltĀ®, an array of fast acting Pinpullers, a range of innovative Ejector Release Mechanisms (ERMs), and a host of other SMA Actuators. These NEAs or "Non Explosive Actuators" are designed to operate in a variety of environments ranging from the vacuum of space to the extreme pressure of deep sea.

SCSCMA is a new material manufactured at TiNi Aerospace from Copper-Aluminum- Nickel (Cu-Al-Ni). This alloy exhibits significantly enhanced performance over commercially available SMA made from Titanium-Nickel (TiNi). SCSMAs are manufactured by "growing" a single crystal from a melt, by a similar method as that used by the semiconductor industry to fabricate silicon boules. This process enables TiNi to manufacture materials which have significantly enhanced properties which approach theoretical limits.

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