Precision masking launches powder-coated electronic parts into space
You don't often find powder coaters and NASA employees rubbing elbows. But employees at Network Buss Products, a division of Methode Electronics, Rolling Meadows, Ill., recently visited with astronaut Rich Clifford, who's stated to fly in the final in-space assembly of the International Space Station.
Where does powder coating take its place in space? Methode Electronics is powder coating bus bars-conductors that collect electric currents and distribute them to outgoing feeders-for the International Space Station.