NASA and Boeing have partnered to manufacture the first 5 m composite cryotank fabricated with out of autoclave material.
A cardiovascular stent, currently manufactured using laser cutting, is a candidate for additive manufacturing.
Turbines for power generation have complex, precise geometries, and are manufactured using difficult-to-machine high-temperature alloys.
The first production AC-130J GunshipPhoto courtesy of Lockheed Martin.
A gateway to information about federal government initiatives, reports, and funding opportunities in advanced manufacturing, with a focus on the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation.
President Obama Launches Competitions for New Manufacturing Innovation Hubs and American Apprenticeship Grants – December 11, 2014
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FHEMI Funding Opportunity Announcement
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President Obama Announces Launch of New Integrated Photonics Manufacturing Innovation Institute Competition – October 3, 2014
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