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CINDAS LLC is a private company formed exclusively to disseminate materials properties data collected and analyzed by the Center for Information and Numerical Data Analysis and Synthesis (CINDAS) at Purdue University. CINDAS LLC obtained an exclusive license from the Purdue Research Foundation to disseminate the data. Staff members include chemical, mechanical, materials, and industrial engineers, chemists, and computer scientists. The President of CINDAS LLC has been closely associated with CINDAS for more than 30 years.
In 2007, CINDAS LLC entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/MLSC), Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Through this agreement, CINDAS LLC developed the Aerospace Structural Metals Database (ASMD) and assumed responsibility for the technical maintenance and distribution of the ASMD, Structural Alloys Handbook (SAH), and Damage Tolerant Design Handbook (DTDH).
CINDAS LLC has become the industry benchmark for critically evaluated materials properties data since its inception over 13 years ago. CINDAS LLC is committed to carrying on the tradition of providing reliable materials properties data, while continually improving and expanding upon its material base, and providing that data in an easily accessible and searchable electronic format.
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