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Mechanical properties

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Projects and Programs

AM Machine and Process Qualification

Machines and processes used to produce critical components for defense, aerospace, and medical applications must first be formally qualified. While

Publications

Cutting to Measure the Elasticity and Fracture of Soft Gels

Author(s)
Teresa T. Duncan, Joel M. Sarapas, Adrian P. Defante, Kathryn L. Beers, Edwin P. Chan
The fracture properties of very soft and/or brittle materials are challenging to measure directly due to the limitations of existing fracture testing methods

Additive Manufacturing of Steels and Stainless Steels

Author(s)
Carelyn E. Campbell, Mark R. Stoudt, Fan Zhang
This work briefly reviews the classification of the different types of steels, the most common AM processes used for steel and the available powder feedstock

Tools and Instruments

Rubber Process Analyzer

The TA Instruments RPA elite rubber process analyzer (RPA) is a strain-controlled rotational shear rheometer for the characterization of polymers, composites

Awards