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Open Additive featured in Air Force SBIR/STTR success story

The U.S. Air Force has released a success story titled Open Additive breaks barriers to metal additive manufacturing through SBIR/STTR program which highlights recent company successes enabled by the Small Business Innovative Research / Small Business Technology Transfer program. The story highlights the commercialization of the PANDA™ Metal 3D Printing System and efforts to expand Open Additive's LPBF technology [...]

2021-04-29T13:52:26-04:00April 29th, 2021|Products, Research & Technology|

Open Additive and Addiguru team to provide a practical route for industrial AM process control

Open Additive, LLC and Addiguru, LLC have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize their collaboration towards more open and affordable industrial process monitoring and control for metal additive manufacturing (AM). To date, the proliferation of metal AM (3D printing) across industries has been hindered by the substantial added costs of process development, failed builds, and post-build inspections. [...]

2021-04-12T16:07:08-04:00April 12th, 2021|Products, Research & Technology|

Open Additive selected for NASA contract to improve quality of AM parts

Open Additive, LLC, has been selected for a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I contract to accelerate metal additive manufacturing (AM). The proposed project, Predictive Thermal Simulation for Laser Powder Bed Fusion, was one of 365 proposals selected for contract negotiations through NASA's 2021 SBIR/STTR solicitation (NASA press release). The proposal was submitted against topic "Extensible Modeling of [...]

2021-03-29T09:52:53-04:00March 29th, 2021|Research & Technology|

Open Additive wins Army contract for large-format metal AM

Open Additive, LLC, has been awarded a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I contract through the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Army Research Laboratory.The project, Large-Format, Low-Cost Metal AM for Army Applications, was one of 23 selections from 189 proposals submitted to the Army’s X19.4 topic call: Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch) Dual-Use Technologies to Solve Challenging Army Problems. [...]

2020-12-03T11:44:54-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Research & Technology|

Open Additive to demonstrate its metal 3D printer for USAF aircraft needs

Open Additive, LLC, has been awarded a prototype demonstration contract to evaluate its PANDA™ Metal 3D Printing System with AMSENSE® to address future modernization and sustainment needs for U.S. Air Force mobility and training aircraft. The project titled Versatile, Self-Contained Metal Additive Manufacturing for Global Operations will address the potential of Open Additive’s commercial product line to (1) build [...]

2020-10-10T08:28:34-04:00October 10th, 2020|Research & Technology|

Open Additive uses metal 3D printing to support US Air Force’s Landing Gear Test Facility

Open Additive, LLC, has been awarded a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase II development effort to support the Air Force’s Landing Gear Test Facility (LGTF) at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. Managed by the 704th Test Group, the LGTF uses advanced test methods to evaluate aircraft tire wear resulting from tire-runway interaction. At the heart of the LGTF is the [...]

2020-08-11T11:14:56-04:00August 11th, 2020|Research & Technology|

Open Additive awarded USAF CRP contract to advance large-format, multi-laser AM

Open Additive, LLC, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $2.94M, 27-month Air Force Commercial Readiness Program (CRP) contract to advance its Metal Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology and product line to industrial scale. The contract, titled Open Systems Platform for Multi-Laser Additive Manufacturing, builds on the company’s prior Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) portfolio and independent research [...]

2020-05-14T09:12:36-04:00May 14th, 2020|Research & Technology|
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