Ryan DeHoff PhD, Group Leader, Deposition Science & Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Bruce Bradshaw, Chief Marketing Officer, Arcam AB
ORNL is collaborating with equipment manufacturers and end users to advance state-of-the-art technologies and revolutionize the way products are designed and built using additive manufacturing (AM) technology. Drawing on its close ties with industry and world-leading capabilities in materials development, characterization, and processing, ORNL is creating an unmatched environment for breakthroughs in additive manufacturing. Developing processing techniques and exploring new materials via additive manufacturing to improve energy efficiency during component production, decrease material waste, and improve material performance. Projects include near net shape fabrication of Titanium and nickel base super alloy components using low cost feedstock materials and developing laser processing techniques for forming nanocomposite coatings and bulk components utilizing amorphous based powder materials.