Large-Scale Additive Metals Manufacturing using Non-Gravity Aligned GMAW (LSAMM – NGA)
- This project is based on extending GMAW LSAMM to non-gravity aligned orientations using a combination of pre-planning strategies and real time sensor control.
- Two main parts to accomplish this:
- Development of innovate framework for CAD to Path capable of slicing and planning sections of a part in non-gravity aligned directions.
- Development of a real-time control system capable of monitoring the build and correcting for deviations as they occur
Industry Sponsor: ORNL MDF, EPRI, ITW Hobart
Industry Contact: Bill Peter, Andrzej Nycz, Mark Noakes ORNL MDF; Joe Bundy, Dustin Wagner, ITW Hobart