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Test artifact for non-destructive evaluation

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November 12, 2019
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Non-Destructive Additive Manufacturing Characterization Coupon
The present invention relates to an additively manufactured (AM), monolithic, multi-axis linear flexural cantilever test artifact. The artifact is monolithic in that is it one continuous part with no assembly. The artifact can be non-destructively evaluated and includes a support frame, cantilevers, and a mount.
April 11, 2018
G01M 7/00 (20060101); B29C 64/386 (20170101); G01N 27/20 (20060101); B33Y 40/00 (20150101); B33Y 70/00 (20150101); B29C 64/153 (20170101); B22F 3/105 (20060101); B33Y 50/02 (20150101);
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.