Advanced Manufacturing Office U.S. Department of Energy. Meeting of the Interagency Network of Enterprise Assistance Providers (INEAP) June 27, 2012 Dr. Leo Christodoulou Program Manager, AMO. Strategy.
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Meeting of the Interagency Network of
Enterprise Assistance Providers (INEAP)
June 27, 2012
Dr. Leo Christodoulou
Program Manager, AMO
Virtual, model-driven library: e.g. foundries, chemicals
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies: e.g. Additive Manufacturing
Legacy Manufacturing Technologies: e.g. melding, joining, welding
Characterization e.g. testing and validation, prognosis, shared quality control technologies
Manufacturing Demonstration Facilities (MDFs)
Two pathways through the MDF
INPUT: New Processes, techniques, tools, capabilities and other production enabling innovations and technologies
Innovations and ideas for the creating new materials or products
Manufacturing Demonstration Facility
Process control / metrology
OUTPUT: Equipment sales, control systems, robotics, services and other production enabling products
Innovative material or product to market
Existing Supply Chains
Program goal is to reduce the cost of carbon fiber composites by improved manufacturing techniques such as MAP, which if scaled successfully could reduce carbonization cost by about half compared to conventional methodology.
Program goal is to accelerate the manufacturing capability of a multitude of AM technologies utilizing various materials from metals to polymers to composites.MDF Example: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Exit end of Microwave Assisted Plasma (MAP) process, jointly developed by ORNL and Dow
POM laser processing AM equipment
Arcam electron beam processing AM equipment
Closing Remarks composites by improved manufacturing techniques such as MAP, which if scaled successfully could reduce carbonization cost by about half compared to conventional methodology.
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