Optomec Showcases DED Repair Solutions at ASTM Additive Manufacturing Workshop

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Presentation Highlights Adaptive Repair Technology for Turbine Engine Components

Optomec recently showcased its Directed Energy Deposition (DED) laser cladding solutions at the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) 9th Annual CoE Additive Manufacturing Snapshot Workshop at Penn State University.

Scott Baylor, Optomec Senior Applications Specialist, delivered a presentation titled "DED Adaptive Repair Capabilities for Turbine Engine Components." The presentation and demonstration offered insights into Optomec's software. Optomec's DED solutions are used by the aviation industry for repairing gas turbine engine components.

Optomec LENS DED printing solutions can be utilized for applications such as materials discovery, functional prototyping, manufacturing and hybrid manufacturing, surface coatings, rework, and repair.


The ASTM 9th AM Snapshot Workshop aimed to provide an overview of progress in AM adoption and industrialization driven by the latest technological developments. The event facilitated collaboration and discussion among industry experts and covered standardization needs for accelerating AM adoption while incorporating recent advancements.