Five research projects set to focus on Binder Jetting in collaboration with ExOne have received grants from the Manufacturing PA Programme .
In total, around $2.8m has been awarded to Pennsylvania universities across 43 separate projects. Of those, five, carried out by researchers from Penn State, University of Pittsburgh, Villanova University and Carnegie Mellon University will look to advance ExOne’s binder jetting technology.
Carnegie Mellon University will be involved in two of the projects. The first, ‘Binder Jet 3D Printing from Powder Produced by Metal Attrition,’ will focus on the optimisation of parameters and densification of irregularly shaped powders. The second, ‘Optimal Parts Consolidation and Structural Redesign for Additive Manufacturing to Reduce Weight, Production Costs and Lifecycle Fuel Use, will be carried out with Kennametal and Ansys and work to develop a software tool to help consolidate components to reduce weight and cost. University of Pittsburgh will […]
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