How Machine Learning Is Moving AM Beyond Trial and Error

The ADAPT Center at the Colorado School of Mines is a research facility housing at least $6 million worth of technology that is being dedicated toward realizing the full promise of additive manufacturing (AM). And that technology includes precisely zero additive manufacturing machines.

Machines are missing because printing parts is not the challenge the industry supporters of the ADAPT Center face. ADAPT is the Alliance for the Development of Additive Processing Technologies, a Colorado-based partnership of businesses together with academic and public institutions all cooperating to advance AM. Printing parts is something the individual members of ADAPT already know how to do—they either have the capability or have access to it. Read more »