Project Category: Design

5557 AM Phase 4, Application Development

November 28, 2023

The objective of this effort is to follow up on the work done in Phase 3 designing an AM-optimized, air-reducing manifold. More specifically, the scope of this project includes updating and...

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5558 Advanced Composite Assembly Innovation (ACAI)

October 31, 2023

The objective of this project is to demonstrate the HELIOS thermoplastic Ice Protection Technology, as a robust and reliable solution for the aircraft Spinner Dome in three phases. This project...

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5555 Innovations in Robotic Additive Manufacturing Process Planning

October 06, 2023

The objective of this project is to develop a user interface and toolpathing approach that is fully 3D-centric. This will include a variable slicing perspective and a library of intelligent...

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5538 Marotta AM Phase 3 Work

September 26, 2023

The focus of this effort was to design and manufacture a powder bed fusion (PBF) replacement of an air-reducing manifold body. The goal was to investigate whether AM is a viable alternative with...

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5542.002.001 Task 2a – Advanced Thermal Management Schemes for Next-Generation High-Velocity Vehicles

September 21, 2023

Phase II of this project aims to design, manufacture, and characterize the performance of a leading-edge employing ETC and advanced micro and nano hierarchical liquid metal heat pipe developed...

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5548 Craitor Expeditionary 3D Printer

September 18, 2023

This project will optimize the design of Craitor’s 3D printer based on testing to the requirements of MIL-STD-810G and demonstrate its performance in cold weather and high-temperature and...

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5522.001.003 Maturation of Additive Geometric Approaches (MAGMA) for High Mach Applications

September 14, 2023

The goal is to leverage extensive high temperature design knowledge and AM experience of Boeing, state-of the-art simulation tools of Hexagon, and proven powder feed L-DED procedures and...

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5522.001.002 Managing Additive Assembly’s Numerical Tolerances Leveraging Engineering Simulation (MA(2)INTLES)

September 14, 2023

The objective of this project is to create a workflow that combines compensation from simulation and scans at the individual component and interface level to improve dimensional management and...

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5001.003.001.001 Surface Finish Design Guide for Additive Manufacturing (AM) Heat Exchangers

August 29, 2023

The purpose of the project was to develop a design guide for additive manufactured (AM) heat exchangers with complex internal geometries that incorporated surface roughness correction factors for...

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5536 – AM to Augment the Casting & Forging Industries

July 24, 2023

The purpose of the project was to convene the U.S. additive manufacturing (AM) ecosystem, along with the domestic casting and forging ecosystem to determine opportunities for AM to augment or...

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3021.001 Advancing AM Post-Processing Techniques for Aluminum Alloy Heat Exchangers

March 28, 2023

The objective of the Advancing AM Post-Processing Techniques for Aluminum Alloy Heat Exchangers project was to verify that AM can readily produce geometric features and achieve material tensile...

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3020.001 Materials Informed Data Driven Design for Additive Structures (MIDAS) Challenge

March 13, 2023

The purpose of the effort was to challenge the brightest minds from industry and academia by focusing on validating/improving the accuracy of model predictions for metal AM. The goal of the Air...

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