FutureView: Oak Ridge National Labratory
The Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory helps industry adopt new technologies, lower production costs, and create new products. MDF collaborates with manufacturing technology builders and university researchers to build upon new ideas and turn them into commercial success for greater efficiency. Since its inception in 2011, MDF has developed more than 100 systems that include additive manufacturing, CNC machining, hybrid technology, automation, robotics, and CAD-CAM software. The MDF implements the future of manufacturing into today’s factory.
Play video FutureView: Reactor
Discover how scientists at Oak Ridge National Lab. are partnering with Zeiss industrial engineers to develop digital inspection standards for 3D-printed or additively manufactured parts for the aerospace, nuclear energy, and automotive industries
Play video FutureView: Moonshot
Since 1955, the U.S. has lost 70% of its large-scale casting capability. We can’t even build our own machine tool bases, and foundries aren’t coming back. Fortunately, there’s an alternative, and it starts with 3D printing and ordinary concrete.
Play video FutureView: CCAM
See how Virginia’s Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing is an innovation ecosystem for that solves tough industry problems. Visit http://www.ccam-va.com/ to learn more!
Play video FutureView: Solar Turbine
FutureView: Solar Turbine
ORNL and Solar Turbines are collaborating to develop new materials and methods for 3D printing turbine blades for the energy industry. Discover why AM solutions promise to dramatically reduce production of turbine blades from years to months, and pro