Accession Number : AD1029462

Title :   Challenges of Enterprise Wide AM for Air Force Sustainment

Descriptive Note : Journal Article

Corporate Author : Air Force Life Cycle Management Center Wright Patterson Air Force Base United States

Personal Author(s) : Naguy,Debora

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Report Date : 01 Dec 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : No one challenges the massive potential of Additive Manufacturing (AM) for high-tech aerospace components. It is a cost-effective, tool-less production that can address many current Air Force supply chain challenges. It also can reduce weight through lightweight design while potentially improving performance and reducing cost.

Descriptors :   laser additive manufacturing , processing equipment , aerospace industry , failure mode and effect analysis , department of defense , SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT , quality control , air force facilities , military standards , air force training , COST REDUCTIONS

Subject Categories : Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE