Struts for Telescopes

ALLVAR Awarded SBIR Phase I Grant

College Station, TX, December 1, 2021 – ALLVAR, a materials startup that specializes in novel negative coefficient of thermal expansion (negative CTE) alloys, announced today

Precision Manufacturing Solutions with Negative Thermal Expansion Materials

Precision Manufacturing Solutions with ALLVAR Alloys

By Jeremy McAllister Imagine What’s Possible  At ALLVAR, we are working to better understand what types of precision manufacturing challenges our alloys can tackle. This “unobtanium” material is brand new in the materials space – the

Unobtanium Goes to Work!

By: J.A. Monroe The struggle to keep lenses in focus while withstanding temperature change is nothing new. As an engineer, you may not care why

Unobtanium Has Arrived!

By: Amy Zelazny Do you have a problem maintaining the performance and structural integrity of your opto-mechanical design over a wide temperature range? Would a

ALLVAR wins NASA SBIR Phase II award

ALLVAR alloys has been awarded a NASA Small Business Innovative Research Phase II grant for “Ultra-stable ALLVAR Alloy Strut Development for Space Telescopes.” This NASA