Splicing of Superconductor Materials
A high temperature superconductor (HTS) is currently available in the tape form for large-scale applications, in which high quality HTS splices can be obtained with reproducible performance and low resistance (few nano-ohms).
Modeling and Simulation for Non Destructive Testing [Additive Manufacturing, SHM (Structural Health Monitoring), …]
CIVA platform is a suite of software tools for modeling non-destructive control methods to asset the “health” of critical components or for high-quality production. CIVA integrates in a unique user-dedicated interface, modeling of many inspection techniques based on ultrasonic and radiography-tomography for volumetric inspection and eddy current for surface inspection.
Machine Learning for Non-Destructive Evaluation in Manufacturing Environments
Citrine’s software platform uses data aggregation and machine learning to help the world's largest companies turn their manufacturing into more reliable products.
Additive Manufacturing - Programmable Multifunctional Engineered Feedstock and Manufacturing Method
This technology allows for an Additive Manufacturing fabrication system that has a multi-functional feedstock. The feedstock functionality includes selective mechanical reinforcement, electrical and thermal conductivity, thermoelectric and photovoltaic energy generation, and sensing properties.
Compact SRF Accelerator
Over 30,000 particle accelerators are used in over $500 billion per year in products and services. In a significant spin-off application of technology developed for science, Fermilab is developing a new class of compact, robust, high-power, energy efficient accelerators that will enable new industrial, scientific, NDE, and security applications.
Miniaturized Gas Chromatography (GC) for ubiquitous applications
GC is a critical technology for many process industries but remains a cumbersome process, involving large analysis systems housed in bulky shelters, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars to purchase and significantly adding to the cost and complexity of the industrial processes these systems monitor.
Goniometer Usage for Revealing the Characteristics of Grain Boundaries
Apparatus of measuring the orientation relationship between neighboring grains using a goniometer in a transmission electron microscope and method for revealing the characteristics of grain boundaries
Embeddable Programmable Instrumentation Circuits (EPIC)
A 1-ounce, 2” diameter microcontroller with 1GHz processor, DSP, and 2M gate FPGA. Plugin modules include trillion bit FLASH, 32 channel digitizer, analog drivers, wireless communication, GPS, and 28VDC converter. The RTOS is deterministic. User software is supported. Packaging interfaces to military wiring connectors or battery operated CCA.
Intelligent Control for Performance (ICP)
NASA’s Intelligent Control for Performance (ICP) algorithm aims to address the issues of aging aircraft fleets and long aircraft design cycles along with the need for reduced pollution from aircraft with technologies that help reduce drag—leading to fuel savings, reduced fuel burn, and lower emissions.
Additive Manufacturing Method for the Free Form Fabrication of 3-D Structures out of Electrically Conductive Filaments
NASA Langley researchers have developed and patented a technology for additive manufacturing of parts using electrically conductive filaments. This creates the ability to fabricate components and structures from multifunctional composites by strategic placement of electrically conductive and continuous fiber reinforced composites.
Synthesis of Nano Copper and Printed Electronics Ink Using Liquid Plasma Discharge
The formation of copper nanoparticle and printed electronics ink ink using a liquid plasma discharge. This technology can produce the copper nanoparticles from copper‐containing precursors using the energy generated from the liquid plasma discharge which does not require a chemical reducing agent in liquid solutions. agent in liquid solutions.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory Big Area Additive Manufacturing Portfolio
Recent work at ORNL on large-scale additive manufacturing is directed to decreasing the cost and increasing the efficiency of additive manufacturing systems, emphasis on the development of materials, processes and controls that can enable parts that are one to two orders of magnitude greater size than the state-of-the-art.
Hydraulic Robotics/Object Localization/Structural Battery
QMI has invented novel robotic joints, hands, feet, sensors, and integrated structural batteries in the links between the joints. The result is a fully integrated hydraulic robot that has greater ability than existing robots, lower cost, and extended operating time, which can be applied to industrial and humanoid robots.
Cairo, Not applicable
A method for enhancing grain size uniformity in rolled alloy billets
A simple method for producing metal and alloy billets that has a more uniform grain sizes when comparing grains on the surface versus those in the core of the metal section.
Booth: 12M / 12T
Portable Backpack Welder makes certified welds and weighs only 25 lbs.
The Tactical Welder uses patent-pending lithium battery technology to create a backpack welder that can make certified welds using flux-core, MIG or stick welding techniques, all-in-one unit. No need for a two hour set-up for a 5 minute weld. Advanced technology brings portability and convenience to welding.
Self-adaptive robotic gripper fingers
We are proposing a versatile finger accessory that can be installed on mechanical grippers used in the manufacturing industry to transform them into powerful hands capable of grasping any kind of object. The beauty of our fingers is that they are completely passive yet can self-adapt to any given shape.
Low-cost batch fabrication of high aspect ratio AFM tips
This technology is a fabrication process for high aspect ratio Atomic force microscope (AFM) tips. The key feature is that it is a low-cost batch fabrication process with high yield. The process starts from a regular pyramid-shaped tips wafer, process them simultaneously to produce high aspect ratio AFM tips.
Advanced polymer nano-composites using thermal mechanically treated biofillers
WyoComp's novel technology uses renewable agricultural biomasses processed into nanofibers used to reinforce polymers. The biomasses undergo WyoComp’s proprietary pretreatment process where the material ("AgriFi") is thermal mechanically processed prior to size reduction to nano-scale. The resulting material can reinforce most polymers used in plastics products.