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Title: Additive manufactured serialization

Abstract

Methods for forming an identifying mark in a structure are described. The method is used in conjunction with an additive manufacturing method and includes the alteration of a process parameter during the manufacturing process. The method can form in a unique identifying mark within or on the surface of a structure that is virtually impossible to be replicated. Methods can provide a high level of confidence that the identifying mark will remain unaltered on the formed structure.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Savannah River Site (SRS), Aiken, SC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1351820
Patent Number(s):
9,626,608
Application Number:
14/955,222
Assignee:
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC. SRS
DOE Contract Number:
AC09-08SR22470
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Dec 01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Bobbitt, III, John T. Additive manufactured serialization. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Bobbitt, III, John T. Additive manufactured serialization. United States.
Bobbitt, III, John T. Tue . "Additive manufactured serialization". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1351820.
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