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Air Force Readies Rapid Parts Replacement for Takeoff
The USAF is exploring how to leverage DLP 3D printing technology as a lean alternative to producing and inventorying legacy parts.
NCDMM and CST Given $9.4M for New Additive Manufacturing Program in Ohio 
MAAM program aims to commercialize large additive manufacturing machine for production of large parts for industrial and defense usage.
America Makes Launches New Challenge with the Air Force Research Laboratory and GE Research
The challenge is a direct call-to-action to the AM industry to solve critical IP issues with a prize pool of $68,000.
America Makes Announces Awardee of Project Call
Goal is to innovate optical components using additive manufacturing.
America Makes and Air Force Research Laboratory Name Awardees of Additive Manufacturing Challenge
The goal of the Challenge Series was to improve the accuracy of model predictions for metal AM, using INCONEL nickel-chromium alloy 625.
Deadline Extended for AFRL Additive Manufacturing Modeling Challenge Series
Submission deadline extended to January 31, 2020 .
America Makes and Air Force Research Laboratory Launch an AM Modeling Challenge Series
Goal of the AFRL AM Challenge Series is to predict the internal structure and resultant performance of metallic components produced by AM.
America Makes Leadership Attend Welcome Reception for UTEP’s New President
UTEP, a long-standing member of America Makes since 2012, is also the home of America Makes' first Satellite Center.
Edwards Air Force Base 3D Prints Aircraft Parts
The base is using an industrial plastic printer to produce and fit parts to save time, costs
America Makes Announces Awardees of Project on Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification
Awarded project teams to develop and deploy innovative, cost-effective, and energy-efficient AM technologies for defense and commercial needs.
Air Force Readies Rapid Parts Replacement for Takeoff
The USAF is exploring how to leverage DLP 3D printing technology as a lean alternative to producing and inventorying legacy parts.
America Makes Announces Awardees of Directed Project Opportunities on Acceleration of Large-Scale AM
Projects to develop an open source, multi-laser manufacturing research platform and more.
Penn State Examines Metal Printing Flaws
A team working within Penn State’s CIMP-3D has received a $1.4 million grant from the Air Force Research Laboratory to investigate the random flaws that emerge during powder bed fusion AM processes.
Digitalization: If Every ‘Thing’ is Connected, Who Owns the Data?
In a changing digitalization landscape, intellectual property ownership is a top consideration.
Air Force Looks to Printed Ceramics for Hypersonic Flight
The Air Force Research Laboratory Aerospace Systems Directorate has entered into a cooperative research and development/material transfer agreement with HRL Laboratories to test silicon oxycarbide (SiOC) materials for additive manufacturing to help achieve hypersonic flight.
3D Systems Awarded Additive Manufacturing Research Contracts
The company is working with aerospace and defense suppliers to create a precision closed loop manufacturing and monitoring platform.



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