By leveraging the latest developments in materials characterization and machine learning, ADAPTSM members have unique opportunities to compete more effectively to become global AM leaders. Headquartered at Colorado School of Mines, ADAPT was launched in December 2015 with funding from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
Many consider additive manufacturing to be the next industrial revolution. AM shifts manufacturing paradigms in that the materials and parts are made simultaneously in the same machine. As with any paradigm shift, the exciting new opportunities that arise are equally met with new challenges to overcome. Companies adopting AM need to know
ADAPT is closing these knowledge gaps to help its member companies gain a competitive edge in the global manufacturing marketplace. ADAPT’s machine learning approaches rapidly advance a company’s capabilities by optimizing processes and materials to improve quality, consistency and predictability across all aspects of AM.