The Impact of UAM on 3003 Aluminum

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 in Uncategorized. No Comments

Fabrisonic was part of a study that was recently published in the American Welding Society Welding Journal. The title of the article is “Effects of Ultrasonic Power on the Hardness of Aluminum 3003-H18 Alloy”. Fabrisonic’s SonicLayer 7200 was a big part of the experiment. The article touches on the impact of changing amplitudes and how
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3D Printing and

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 in Uncategorized. No Comments recently wrote an article about Fabrisonic that covers our unique capabilities.  The article talks about our Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing process and how we have intertwined it with the CNC for a hybrid additive/subtractive process. In addition to the features, Fabrisonic’s CEO, Mark Norfolk was also interviewed for the piece.  He touches base on the
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Metal Additive Manufacturing Differences

By Mark Norfolk on Tuesday, June 14th, 2016 in Uncategorized. No Comments

How does Fabrisonic’s 3D printing differ from other metal additive manufacturing processes? Isn’t UAM just another powder bed printer? Click HERE for a depiction of the differences between Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (Fabrisonic’s method), Powder Bed Fusion, and Directed Energy Deposition.  For each metal additive technique, the infographic provides a brief description and some characteristics of
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New Infographic: Embedding Fiber Optics for Structural Health Monitoring

By Mark Norfolk on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 in News. No Comments

3D printing is frequently in the news for the amazing innovations it enables—but its capabilities actually go beyond even what many manufacturers realize. One such example is the ability to enable structural health monitoring or “smart sensing.” Fabrisonic recently worked with researchers at NASA to test ultrasonic 3D printing as a method for embedding fiber
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WireNet Event

By Mark Norfolk on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 in News. No Comments

Last week Fabrisonic had the opportunity to present to a group of Ohio manufacturers through the Wire-Net lunch and learn series.  Mark Norfolk, our President & CEO, talked about Fabrisonic’s journey from great idea to successful startup (hey, we are still here after five years).  There was a wide variety of manufacturer’s represented and the conversation
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