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

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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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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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