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Additive Manufacturing – Page 3 – NCMS Competition Submissions

071 – “PCRT Resonance Analytics to Qualify Additively Manufactured Parts”

Author: Patricia M. Knighten Company: Vibrant Corporation Phone: (505) 918-5974 Email: pknighten@vibrantndt.com Additive manufacturing (AM) techniques have advanced dramatically in recent years and can solve the Department of Defense (DoD) maintenance and material readiness challenges of diminishing supply sources, part obsolescence, and service life extensions, while reducing operating costs of aging platforms. Before the potential […]

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064 – “OC-ALC 76th CMXG REACT Metal AM Tooling and Testing Equipment”

Author: Martin Williams Company: USAF/AFMC/AFSC/OC-ALC/76 CXMG/REACT Phone: (405) 582-4015 Email: martin.williams@us.af.mil Sustainment of aging aircraft presents unique challenges due to lack of technical data, aging legacy tooling, and the need to rapidly respond to parts availability issues for a variety of aircraft and exchangeable end items. To meet the needs of the Oklahoma City Air […]

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063 – “MELD: A Novel Solid-State Technology for Maintenance”

Author: Nanci Hardwick Company: MELD Manufacturing Corporation Phone: (540) 951-3980 Email: nanci.hardwick@meldmanufacturing.com Challenges continue to emerge in the dynamic environment we operate while engaging our adversaries. The ability for our Nation’s war fighters to maintain and repair vehicles and vessels or print new components on-demand in the field or at sea will not only improve […]

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057 – “H-53E Main Rotor Blade Repair Using Additive Manufacturing”

Author: Douglas Greenwood Company: Fleet Readiness Center – East, In-Service Support Center (ISSC), US Navy Air Systems Command (NAVAIR Phone: (252) 464-6479 Email: douglas.d.greenwood@navy.mil Fleet Readiness Center – East’s mission is to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to the USN & USMC fleet of vertical lift aircraft, among them being the CH-53E and […]

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047 – “RAPTOR equals Readiness”

Author: Timothy Phillis Company: US Army / RDECOM / ARDEC Phone: (309) 782-4909 Email: timothy.c.phillis.civ@mail.mil Additive Manufacturing (AM) or 3D Printing is a disruptive technology, which allows the Warfighter to perform expeditionary repair and mitigate down time, caused by battle damage and depleted supply. AM can be used to shorten the design to production cycle […]

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