Jeff Sloan

Polymer AM

Large-Format 3D Printer Builds Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Submarine

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has teamed up with the U.S. Navy to 3D print a demonstrator submarine hull for Navy SEALs application.

Tooling

3D Printing Autoclavable Composite Molds

A polymer AM research team at ORNL reports it has successfully fabricated autoclave-capable carbon fiber composite molds, manufactured using large-scale 3D printing/additive manufacturing.