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ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF MULTI-COMPONENT PARTS FOR CUSTOMIZABLE ENERGETIC SYSTEMS

United States Patent Application

20170225389
A1
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An apparatus, system, and method utilizes at least two separate components during the process of producing the final product. At least one component during the process is produced using additive manufacturing, and additional components are components that are combined with the additively manufactured part. The apparatus, system, and method includes at least one energetic component and at least one second inert component. An additive manufacturing system produces a scaffold of said first energetic component(s). A system adds the second component(s) to the scaffold to produce the energetic material product.
Sullivan, Kyle T. (Pleasanton, CA), Gash, Alexander E. (Brentwood, CA), Reeves, Robert V. (Livermore, CA), Vericella, John (Oakland, CA)
15/ 019,524
February 9, 2016
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO APPLICATIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0001] The United States Government has rights in this application pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.