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Rapid Prototyping

Javelin, a Lone Peak Engineering Inc. Company has introduced the SteamRoller(tm) System as a commercial product. The system was designed by Javelin during a Phase II NASA funded small business project. The purpose of the invention was to allow automated-feed of flexible ceramic tapes to the Laminated Object Manufacturing rapid prototyping equipment. The ceramic material that Javelin was working with during the Phase II project is silicon nitride. This engineered ceramic material is of interest for space-based components.
Internal Laboratory Ref #: 
MSFC-SO-118
Patent Status: 
Agency
NASA
Region
Southeast
State: 
Alabama
Phone: 
256-544-9151
Email: 
terry.taylor@nasa.gov
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