Novel Scalable Collision Welding
Ohio State University, OH, United States
High-quality low-cost world wide patented system and method for collision welding, shaping, forming, compacting, embossing and cutting utilizing actuators and vaporizing foils.
Primary Application Area: Defense & Transportation
Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 5
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: This technology has emerged as the only solution possible for certain non-conformal welds. Companies who wish to exclude their competition from certain types of products would be very interested in this technology.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 41M - 41 T
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: This technology has received millions of dollars of federal funding from the Department of Energy and internal university funding. The technology is showcased prominently in recent federal award dealing with lightweight materials.
Primary Sources of Funding: Corporate Partner, Federal Grant, University
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners