Additive manufacturing (AM) of ceramics doesn’t seem to garner the same attention as AM for plastics and metals. Our industry is smaller, and our products are more often behind the scenes in applications. Ceramic processing is also more complicated in many ways than that for plastics and metals.
Using five ingredients (silicon, boron, carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen), Gurpreet Singh, the Harold O. and Jane C. Massey Neff associate professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University, has created a liquid polymer that can transform into a ceramic with valuable thermal, optical, and electronic properties.
This is LMI’s second consecutive year to receive the award, which Boeing introduced in 2015.
April 25, 2017
The Boeing Co. issues its Excellence in Advocacy Award annually to recognize suppliers that have achieved superior performance in outreach activities to help government policymakers better understand aerospace issues and promote legislation that supports aerospace companies.