3D printing goes nuclear with molybdenum
Discovery uses electron beam melting to create strong parts Metal Tech News – March 10, 2021
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 3:09pm
Oak Ridge National Laboratory and BWX Technologies have recently developed a new method to manufacture and qualify parts for high-temperature nuclear reactor applications by using 3D printing.
BWXT, a Virginia-based nuclear fuel and component supplier, successfully 3D-printed core structural parts used in nuclear propulsion designs, something that was previously considered impossible with conve...