TechConnect Innovation Program

Novel Scalable Collision Welding

Ohio State University, OH, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

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.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab

Showcase Booth #: 41M - 41 T

Website: www.tco.osu.edu

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