Category Archives: Department of Defense

Disrupting the Disruptors, Low Cost 3D Metal Printing

The Virtual Foundry’s newly patented high metal composite filaments create pure metal 3D Prints with common, off-the-shelf FDM printers. This novel solution to a complex problem has sparked a movement in low-cost, high quality, 3d metal printing. TVF customers are actively developing solutions in industries like electric vehicles, oil refining, injection molding and nuclear power, […]

$2.6M funding awarded in America Makes’ 3D printing research projects

America Makes, an Ohio-based additive manufacturing accelerator, has announced the awardees of two Directed Project Opportunities: Acceleration of Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing (ALSAM) and Advancing Additive Manufacturing Post-Processing Techniques (AAPT). Additive manufacturing roadmap America Makes, founded by the U.S Department of Defense (DoD), is part of the Manufacturing USA network, along with thirteen more institutions and […]

America Makes’ Air Force 3D printing project soars to new heights

The Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The MAMLS project has brought advanced 3D printing capabilities to the air base. Image via Hill Air Force Base. Image via Hill Air Force Base.America Makes, the Ohio-based AM accelerator, has helped the U.S Air Force set up operations to 3D print low-cost replacement parts for legacy aircraft. Soon, these operations will bring 3D printing capabilities to another branch of the U.S military. Rob Gorham, America Makes’ Executive Director, said that the U.S Army and the Navy are “already […]

America Makes announces project call, $5.9 million funding available

the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) W.M. Keck Center, one of America Makes' 3D printing satellite center. Image courtesy of JR Hernandez/UTEPAmerica Makes, the U.S. additive manufacturing accelerator based in Youngstown, Ohio, has announced a new round of funding for projects. The round is focused on Advanced Tools for Rapid Qualification (ATRQ). The goal of the ATRQ is the development of cost and energy-efficient AM technologies with defense and commercial potential. Only America Makes’ applied R&D project members […]

ANSI veröffentlicht 2.0 Standardization Roadmap für additive Fertigung

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In Zusammenarbeit mit America Makes, dem nationalen US-amerikanischen AM-Innovationsinstitut, veröffentlichte das American National Standards Institute (ANSI) nun die zweite Version ihrer Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing. Schon seit einiger Zeit zählt die Standardisierung zu einer der größten Herausforderungen in der Welt der additiven Fertigung. Zwar sind bereits einige Richtlinien und Anstrengungen in Richtung Standards für die [...]

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America Makes and ANSI publish Additive Manufacturing Roadmap V2.0

U.S. additive manufacturing development organization America Makes, and its partner the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) have published the Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing (Version 2.0). An update of the original document published in March 2017, the Standardization Roadmap for Additive Manufacturing V 2.0 lists 93 “gaps” in appropriate standards and specifications for 3D printing and its related processes. Sorted […]