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The Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies (ADAPT)

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Latest News

ADAPT Advanced Characterization Center will move to new CoorsTek facility at CSM in early 2018

  The ADAPT Advanced Characterization Center will move to the world-class CoorsTek Center for Applied… Read more >

ADAPT selected as finalist for COBRT Collaboration in Industry Award

  Congratulations, ADAPT! ADAPT has been selected as a finalist by Colorado Business Roundtable (COBRT)… Read more >

ADAPT receives Genesis Award for outstanding economic development achievement

Jeffco EDC Honors ADAPT ADAPT receives Genesis Award for outstanding economic development achievement ADAPT,… Read more >

U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment Funds Mountain West Advanced Manufacturers Network

U.S. Department of Defense Office of Economic Adjustment Funds Mountain West Advanced Manufacturers… Read more >

Branden Kappes Interviewed in SelectScience

Happy Friday! ZEISS Microscopy had SelectScience interview our Operations Director Branden Kappes about how our… Read more >

Capabilities

ADAPT’s advanced characterization center enables leading-edge research of the complex process structure-property relationships in AM parts. The center’s capabilities are complemented by a variety of selective laser melting and directed energy deposition machines owned by our members and include:

  • Intelligent materials database
  • 3D X-ray tomography (CT) and grain mapping
  • Phase and structure analysis
  • Residual stress and texture mapping
  • Thermomechanical testing
  • Metallography
  • Optical metrology
  • CT particle analysis
  • X-ray diffraction development
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Members

Founding Members

  • Lockheed Martin
  • Ball Aerospace
  • Faustson Tool
  • Citrine Informatics
  • Manufacturer’s Edge
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • State of Colorado (OEDIT)

Members (as of 3/1/17)

  • Reaction Systems Inc.
  • Elementum 3D
  • Confluent Medical Technologies
  • Concept Laser
  • Big Metal Additive
  • Spatial Corporation

Membership Benefits

Your organization can benefit today from the world-class expertise and cutting-edge research now underway to advance knowledge and understanding of AM.

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