Moog Advanced Manufacturing Using Artificial Intelligence

Moog has designed and manufactured components and systems for satellites and launch vehicles for more than 60 years. Moog continues to make significant investments in propulsion facilities, metal additive manufacturing, avionics, and innovative in-space delivery systems.

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Moog continues a strong tradition of innovation to revolutionize manufacturing. We are making complex metal parts through a metal additive manufacturing process called Laser Powder Bed Fusion.  It allows engineers to create more complex parts than ever before and promises to increase the performance of systems using additively manufactured components or assemblies. Now, we’re deploying Artificial Intelligence to help inspect the quality of work. Thanks to funding from the University at Buffalo New York State Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics (CMI), we were able to apply convolutional neural networks to create a highly trained computer algorithm that can recognize high quality additive manufactured parts and reject the lower quality ones.

Watch Dr. Paul Guerrier, Moog Advanced Technology Center Manager, share how this is revolutionizing the work we do.


About Moog Additive

Moog leads in expanding process knowledge, equipment capacity, and customer support in metal additive manufacturing (Metal AM). Black-box design, material qualifications, advanced process troubleshooting, and state-of-the-art inspection capabilities are resulting in next-generation applications for several critical manufacturing industries. Backed by solid engineering support and in-depth additive and subtractive production experience, our capabilities create and maintain a customer-first culture second to none. We offer additive manufacturing services from design through build and post-build processing to inspection. Whether you have a part ready to print or simply an idea, contact us to put our expertise to work for you.

About Moog

Over the last 65+ years, our engineers have developed the capability to design and manufacture the most advanced motion control products for aerospace, defense, industrial and medical applications – applications where precise control of velocity, force, acceleration and fluid flow are critical. Our motion control portfolio has expanded to include all forms of actuation technology, sophisticated control electronics and system software. We are a leading integrator of precision motion control systems and our products reflect the culture that our people embrace – a culture where the opportunity to solve a challenging control problem is always welcomed.

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