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Tag: America Makes

Aug. 12, 2022

America Makes Announces Three New Project Calls Totaling $4.6 Million in Awards

America Makes announces three new project calls today which will accelerate the adoption of additive manufacturing (AM) and offer a new way for the supply chain to engage in the Institute.  Several actionable focus areas are aligned to each project call, including materials data, process monitoring, data management as well as education and workforce development.

July 25, 2022

Additively Manufactured Hardware Produced Under the AMNOW Program Undergoing Flight Test on Operational Aircraft

Two additively manufactured (3D printed) cargo links were installed on two operational MH-47G aircraft at Fort Campbell, KY in support of an extended flight test program. The cargo links were manufactured from a high-strength aluminum alloy 7A77 under NCDMM’s AMNOW program and represent the first Army-developed metallic AM aircraft parts to be flown on Army aircraft.