Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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POWDER DEPOSITION APPARATUSES AND METHODS

UW-Madison researchers have developed a high throughput powder spreadability testing system that can test powder spreadability at multiple layer thicknesses, multiple substrate materials, multiple bla...
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Lianyi Chen, Luis Izet Escano | P240087US01

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AEROSOL JET PRINTED QUANTUM DOT MATRIX

Quantum dots are nanometer-sized semiconductors with optical properties that result from a combination of their small size and quantum mechanical effects. In one important application, quantum dots ma...
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Joseph Andrews, Anna Meredith | P240047US01

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LASER-BASED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES AND APPARATUSES

UW-Madison researchers have developed an optical sensor for monitoring of laser-based manufacturing processes such as 3D printing. The device uses wavelength-swept lasers tuned across the absorption ...
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Scott Sanders, Lianyi Chen, Matthias Beuting | P230346US01

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METALLIC POWDERS AND METHODS THEREFOR

UW-Madison researchers have discovered a new method to create pore-free metal powders for additive manufacturing applications. This is accomplished by removing the pores that are introduced during the...
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Lianyi Chen, Ali Nabaa | P210436US01

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POWDER CORE-SHELL STRUCTURES AND METHODS THEREFOR

UW-Madison researchers have developed a process for producing core-shell metal matrix nanocomposite wire for directed energy deposition (DED) additive manufacturing. The procedure involves first produ...
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Lianyi Chen, Jiandong Yuan | P220033US01

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POWDER SPREADER

UW researchers have developed a novel design for the spreader component of powder bed-based additive manufacturing techniques, using a core-shell concept with low friction materials. The spreader is c...
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Lianyi Chen, Luis Izet Escano | P210196US01

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ROTATING NOZZLE STRUCTURE AND METHOD

UW-Madison researchers have developed an improvement to the Fused filament fabrication (FFF) 3D printing process whereby rotating the nozzle at high speeds causes the polymer melt along the wall to sh...
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Alec Redmann, Tim Osswald, Allen Román | P210202US01

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Joint Structures

Aspects of the present disclosure are directed to a three-dimensional joint and/or formation thereof, such as by 3D-printing the joint. The joint is provided with an interface region having a curable ...
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Natalie Rudolph, Alec Redmann | P170335US01

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3d Structures And Methods Therefor

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to methods and/or apparatuses involving one or more of a conductive polymer, deposition of a conductive polymer and 3D (three-dimensional) printing of a continuo...
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Gregory Nellis, Jake Boxleitner, Thomas Mulholland | P180366US01

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In Situ Alloying

Aspects of the disclosure are directed to methods and/or apparatuses involving the formation of samples or other structures using a dynamically modified mixture of materials. As may be implemented in...
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Dan Thoma, Adrien Couet, Michael Moorehead | P190265US01

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Three-Dimensional Printer Laminating Fusible Sheets

A 3D printer successively fuses sheet material in a stack to form a three-dimensional object. The sheet material may provide a mesh separating islands of material that will be fused to produce the de...
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Thomas (Rock) Mackie, Brandon Walker, Nathan Schumacher | P190125US01

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