Researchers from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and North Carolina State University developed a model to help determine how to incorporate additive manufacturing (AM) technologies into spare part supply chains.
MIT researchers are integrating sensing capabilities into 3D printable structures comprised of repetitive cells, which enables designers to rapidly prototype interactive input devices. See video.
More additive manufacturing is expected, lower costs, higher speeds with 20 part numbers available. Depending on the complexity of the part, the technology can print 60 to 100 times faster than other laser-based printing processes, allowing high-volume production.
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Engineers are investigating comprehensive quality control methods for additive manufacturing (AM) of metals using nondestructive evaluation (NDE).