Roger Tipton is Presenting at 2020 Virtual MRS Fall Meeting

Roger Tipton, Northern Lights Solutions CEO, will be presenting at the 2020 Materials Research Society (MRS) Virtual Spring/Fall Meeting & Exhibit November 27 – December 4, 2020. During this event, leaders will discuss new and innovative materials technologies and processes.  We are excited to be a part of the MRS Meeting & Exhibit and look forward […]

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Roger Tipton to be Mentor for Research Experience for Undergraduates
USF REU Program

Northern Lights Solutions Inc. Principal, Roger Tipton, is supporting the development of the next generation of scientists and engineers by being being a mentor for the University of South Florida’s summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.  The College of Engineering REU program aims to give undergraduate students an opportunity to directly participate in research efforts […]

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Digital Simulation of 3D Printing Nozzle Assembly
fdm liquifier simulation

An interesting research project being performed by Roger Tipton is the digital simulation of the plastic material in an FDM 3D printer nozzle as a part is being printed.  We are trying to better understand how the performance of finished products is a result of extrusion nozzle design, process conditions and raw material properties. This […]

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NLS Acquires New Connex350 3D Printer
Connex 350 3D Printing

Northern Lights Solutions is very excited about our new Stratasys Connex350 3D printing system.  Using pioneering PolyJet multi-material 3D printing technology, the Stratasys Connex350 creates stunning prototypes that are amazingly similar to finished products. The Stratasys Connex350 prints as many as 14 material properties simultaneously in a single part, to eliminate time-consuming assembly. With its 350 […]

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Oatey Uses NLS for Material Testing

Northern Lights Solutions Inc. is proud to announce that that we have been contracted by the Oatey Corporation to provide material testing services.  Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Oatey is a leader in the plumbing industry by manufacturing high quality products for residential and commercial applications.  Created with advanced solutions their innovative products have received exceptional brand […]

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NLS to Attend CAMX Expo in Orlando

Northern Lights Solutions is excited to be attending The Composites and Advanced Materials Expo in Orlando, Florida from September 11 to 14.  This show is sponsored by ACMA and SAMPE to connect and advance all aspects of composites and advanced materials. We need to connect with other companies who work with different kinds of advanced materials and composites […]

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Everything is Made of Something

Since everything is made out of something, so we thought it a perfect time for a quick discussion about material characteristics. “Inventing is the mixing of brains and materials.  The more brains you use, the less materials you need.” – Charles Kettering Four Material Characteristics Stiffness/elasticity concerns the lengthening or shortening of a material under loading. […]

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New Aluminum/Steel Blend Developed

A paper just published in Nature by Hansoo Kim from the University of Science and Technology in South Korea demonstrates that by manipulating the structure of steel on a nano-meter scale, you can create a new steel alloy that is stronger and lighter than titanium but at a tenth the cost. It has been a […]

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