Nonprofit organization ASTM International announced its third round of funding to support research that will help expedite standards in additive manufacturing (AM).
The group creates and publishes technical standards for a range of industries, materials, products, services, and systems around the globe. This new investment, which includes additional in-kind contributions, will support the ASTM International AM Center of Excellence (AM CoE) goal of aligning technical standardization with a rapidly evolving and safer AM industry.
About three years ago, when ASTM announced that it would be setting up AM CoE, it began enlisting partners to help launch the center. Today, founding members Auburn University , the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), manufacturing technology innovator EWI , and the UK-based Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), are working on several R&D projects to help fill over 25 standards gaps identified in an AM roadmap . This year, over 60 ideas for projects […]
I’ve been investigating the rather quiet company Seurat Technologies, which is developing a new metal 3D printing...