America Makes Awards Boeing Research & Technology GAMAT Project Opportunity

Additive Manufacturing

America Makes is proud to announce that Boeing Research and Technology has been selected as the awardee of a Directed Project Opportunity on the generation of additive material allowables for Ti-6AI-4V (GAMAT) funded by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Technology Division. Driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), America Makes awarded approximately $3.0M in funding with roughly $0.8M in matching funds from the awarded project team for a total of roughly $3.8M. 

Subject to the finalization of all contractual details and requirements, Boeing Research and Technology will work in conjunction with RPMI Innovations, Edison Welding Institute (EWI), Auburn University, ASTM International, and the University of Texas El Paso to deliver on the objectives of the overall effort. In addition, the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), working on project 5511JMADD concurrently, will coordinate with and support the Boeing project team with the review and documentation of data generated as part of the GAMAT project.