FORNL lecture Tuesday to address manufacturing innovation at ORNL

FORNL lecture Tuesday to address manufacturing innovation at ORNL

FORNL lecture Tuesday to address manufacturing innovation at ORNL

“ORNL’s Manufacturing Demonstration Facility: Driving a Manufacturing Innovation Ecosystem” is the topic of the monthly meeting of Friends of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The virtual meeting, which is open to the public, will start at noon on Tuesday, June 8.

The Zoom link can be found by clicking on the lecture title on the homepage of the new FORNL website at www.fornl.org and then clicking the link just below the title on the talk’s descriptive page.

The speaker will be Craig Blue, manager of the Advanced Manufacturing Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He will present information on the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility (MDF) model, science and technology breakthroughs, as well as quantitative impacts.

Established in 2012, the MDF is well-known for its development and use of 3D printing technologies, or additive manufacturing, to demonstrate the fabrication of parts using a variety of materials, from polymers and carbon composites to metallic alloys. It is the Department of Energy’s only designated user facility focused on performing early-stage research and development to improve the energy and material efficiency, productivity and competitiveness of American manufacturers.

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