Penn State to Develop New Method of 3-D Printing Ultra-Tough Steel for U.S. Army

Home / Articles / External Non-Government

Shutterstock, https://www.shutterstock.com/image-illustration/robot-surgery-machine-smart-precision-healthcare-1701775975
Shutterstock, https://www.shutterstock.com/image-illustration/robot-surgery-machine-smart-precision-healthcare-1701775975

June 15, 2021 | Originally published by 3-D Printing Industry on March 2, 2021

Penn State’s College of Engineering researchers will develop an optimized method of 3-D printing high-strength alloys for the U.S. Army. According to the article, the team will use computer modeling for this project. This will help identify a Laser Directed Energy Deposition (L-DED)-based setup capable of printing more robust metals with enhanced material efficiency.

The appearance of external hyperlinks on this DTIC website does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense (DoD) of the linked websites, or the information, products or services contained therein. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the United States DoD.

Focus Areas