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Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Materials for High Strain Rate Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-18-C-7403
Agency Tracking Number: B17C-001-0055
Amount: $104,990.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA17-T001
Solicitation Number: 2017.0
Solicitation Year: 2017
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-03-28
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2018-09-27
Small Business Information
714 E Monument ave
Dayton, OH 45402
United States
DUNS: 831845255
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Luke Wuertemberger
 (937) 531-6633
Business Contact
 Daniel Satko
Phone: (937) 531-6660
Research Institution
 Ohio University
 P. Maureen Valentine
104 Research and Technology Center
Athens, OH 45701
United States

 (740) 597-6777
 Nonprofit College or University

Metallic additive manufacturing (AM) is an attractive technology for the production of lethality test articles due to the potential for significantly reduced lead time and manufacturing cost.However, in order to be effective in providing accurate lethality data, the properties of the AM material have to match closely the properties of conventionally manufactured alloys found in real threat targets over a variety of strain rates and loading conditions.In response to this need, MRL proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of using physics-based and data-driven models for tailoring of AM processing parameters and post-processing recipes to create test articles with properties functionally similar to conventionally processed materials in quasi-static, Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar, and ballistic testing regimes.Approved for Public Release | 18-MDA-9522 (23 Feb 18)

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