Deakin University Launches MELD Program

Deakin University's MELD machine

MELD Manufacturing Corporation and Deakin University in Victoria, Australia have formed an alliance to advance the science and application of the innovative solid-state metal additive manufacturing process. Deakin University has launched a research program centered on the MELD technology and has installed a MELD machine capable of processing a wide range of metals in open air.

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MELD CEO Distinguished Guest at Eisenhower School National Defense University Industry Studies Program Capstone Event

National Defense University students visit MELD to see additive manufacturing

After visiting MELD Manufacturing Corporation earlier this year, escorted by Colonel Ned Krafchick and Lieutenant colonel Douglas Luccio, the 2020 class included their experience at the factory in their Munitions Industry Study Distinguished Visitors Briefing on May 28th.  US Air Force Brigadier General Kyle Robinson noted the day’s briefing was “one of the key culminating events in a ten-month…

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MELD hits milestone in size of 3D printed metal parts

MELD Manufacturing Corporation has fabricated components in excess of 55 inches (1.4 meters) in diameter using off the shelf Aluminum 6061.  Components have solid walls, some over 4 inches (102 millimeters) thick.  The size of the components is a milestone for the company and represents the advantages the open-air printer offers in scalability. The material is notable because despite…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation wins People’s Choice Award at DOD Maintenance Symposium

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Mr. Morani presented MELD Manufacturing Corporation with the People’s Choice Award at the DOD Maintenance Symposium for the Maintenance Innovation Challenge in Spokane, Washington.  MELD was one of six finalists in the Maintenance Innovation Challenge. Finalists were selected from 80 award nominations by the Joint Technology Exchange Group (JTEG) which is made up of…

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MELD Wins Top Edison Award for Clean Manufacturing

MELD Manufacturing Corporation’s patented MELD technology received the gold award for Clean Manufacturing. Founded in 1987, the Edison Awards recognizes excellence in design, innovation, marketing, and product/service development. MELD is a unique technology for additive manufacturing, coating, joining, and repairing metals. Since MELD does not melt the material, it produces better-quality parts than other processes. It is also a…

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MELD Manufacturing Corporation Advances in Army Expeditionary Technology Search

MELD Manufacturing Corporation has been selected for Phase III of the Army’s Expeditionary Technology Search (xTechSearch). MELD is an additive manufacturing technology offering significant benefits in the production of components and vehicle armor, as well as the capability to perform battlefield repair of Next Generation Combat Vehicles. For the Army, MELD’s focus pitch for xTechSearch involves using the patented…

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Chase Cox Promoted to MELD Manufacturing Corporation Director of Technology

Dr. Chase Cox has been promoted to Director of Technology for MELD Manufacturing Corporation. Cox previously served as Additive Manufacturing (AM) Manager and joined the company in 2017 when it was still a division of Aeroprobe Corporation. Throughout 2018, he was a vital team member as both the technology and company won international attention. MELD™ is an award-winning process…

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