CCAM will install of EOS’ direct metal laser-sintering (DMLS) systems, the EOS M 290, in its large-scale production lab in order to explore the technology’s ability to manufacture end products for aerospace and other industries.

“We are excited about the additional expertise and capability EOS brings to CCAM in one of our key technology focus areas of additive manufacturing,” said Joe Moody, president and executive director of CCAM.

CCAM offers its members a shared facility for R&D while protecting their individual intellectual property and market position. Companies such as Rolls-Royce, Siemens and Chromalloy work alongside academic teams from Virginia Tech, University of Virginia, Old Dominion University and Virginia State University.