ANNOUNCING: Two Separate and Distinct Directed Project Opportunities / Project Calls

July 18, 2018 – America Makes proudly announces two Directed Project Opportunities made available today to its members, funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Technology Division.

  1. The first Directed Project Opportunity focuses on the acceleration of large scale additive manufacturing (ALSAM) with the objective of overcoming known and distinct shortcomings of Selective Laser Melting (SLM) additive manufacturing (AM) that are limiting the wider adoption of the technology for production.
  2. The second Directed Project Opportunity focuses on advancing AM post-processing techniques (AAPT) with the objective of gaining a better understanding of the available techniques in order to achieve qualified parts and certified processes, as well as reduce costs.

ALSAM

Acceleration of Large Scale Additive Manufacturing

  • DEADLINE:  September 28, 2018

AAPT

Advancing AM
Post-Processing Techniques

  • PHASE 1 DEADLINE:
    August 24, 2018
  • PHASE 2 DEADLINE:
    October 12, 2018
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