Accession Number : AD1029454

Title :   Metals Additive Manufacturing. Great Promise in Mitigating Shortages but Some Risks Remain

Descriptive Note : Journal Article

Corporate Author : Institute for Defense Analyses Alexandria

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Drew ; Morris,Ed ; Colvin,Greg

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Report Date : 01 Nov 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Additive manufacturing (AM) is revolutionizing the way parts are designed and manufactured, shrinking development and delivery cycle times, and yielding improved performance at a lower cost per part.

Descriptors :   additive manufacturing , RISK ANALYSIS , manufacturing , METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES , fabrication , alloys , Metal powders , lasers , manufacturing engineering

Subject Categories : Metallurgy and Metallography
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Printing and Graphic Arts

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE