Creation of hypersonic CMC composite preforms utilizing automated robotic additive manufacturing platform and continuous fiber reinforcement. During printing, the fibers are wetted, steered, and cured into novel geometries at near net shape, the preform composite is then ready for downstream densification processing.
Primary Application Area: Materials, Chemical
Technology Development Status: Prototype
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)
Market Keywords: Hypersonic Fabrication, Advanced/Novel Materials, Additive Manufacturing, Autonomous Vehicle Production