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Additive Manufacturing of Refractory Materials for Critical Applications

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Common Center for Advanced Manufacturing | Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CCAM) in private industrial partnership with Siemens and two university members within Commonwealth of Virginia and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) collaborated with the aim of utilizing integrated additive manufacturing simulations to develop and confirm the process relationships for advanced process control for refractory metal of C103.


iconOptimizes process and tool path strategies to ensure the defect-free parts.
iconCFD melt pool simulation can be integrated into an in-situ sensing system for closed-loop control.
iconModeling supports process optimization, reduces design lead time, and minimizes rejected parts in production of gas turbine components operating at extreme temperatures.

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