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Accelerating innovation in space and missiles using open-architecture AM

In the space and missile world, there has never been greater competition and opportunity for innovation across commercial, civil, and military sectors. Additive manufacturing (AM) has emerged as a critical enabling technology for reducing weight through structural optimization, improving performance through multifunctional design, increasing reliability through reduced parts count, and reducing timelines by accelerating design-build-test cycles. It will continue [...]

2020-05-27T14:45:21-04:00May 27th, 2020|Viewpoints|

The 6 elements of a truly open AM system

What does openness in a 3D printing platform really mean, and why is it important? This post outlines the core elements of the Open Additive™ approach to metal additive manufacturing: Open Architecture Open Configuration Open Materials Open Parameters Open Sensing Open Maintenance Open Architecture The difference between “open architecture” and “closed architecture” has a major impact on the role [...]

2020-05-27T14:03:26-04:00April 20th, 2020|Viewpoints|