The $148 million center will facilitate partnerships among major research institutions and manufacturers to accelerate the transfer of new manufacturing technology from the research lab to the production floor.
The conference will be held June 4, 2015, at the MGM Grand in Detroit, Michigan with an evening welcome reception on June 3, prior to the conference. AMT has also issued a call for speakers for the event.
The idea behind combining the two methods is to manufacture the shell of the tool insert using SLM to serve as a casting mold, which is then filled with gray cast iron or highly thermal conductive copper.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will hold its Science and Technology Forum and Exposition, 5–9 January at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee, Florida.