Current Projects

OMIC R&D members get access to the results and reports of our research projects. Members of certain tiers have voting privileges and get to set the agenda for each project year.

Year Six (2022–2023)

438M24-Smart Cutting ToolsOSU
439R21-Robot Haptic Feedback [PHASE 2]OSU
440R22-Mobile Printing Platform [PHASE 2]OMIC, OSU
441AM24-Additive Manufacturing Tool Materials Glossary Development [PHASE 2] OMIC, OIT, PSU
442AM29-Additively Manufactured Cutting ToolOSU
443A14-Alternate to Carbide Material Development [PHASE 2]OIT
444M37-Software Tool for Cycle Time Prediction [PHASE 2]OSU

Year Five (2021–2022)

430A6-Evaluation of Exotic Tool MaterialsOMIC, OIT, PSU
431AM1-Integrating Sensors in Additive Manufacturing ProcessesOSU
432AM5-Improve Surface Finish on 3D Printed PartsOSU
433R1-Implementation of Robot Haptic FeedbackOSU
434R2-Robotic Controlled 3D Printer for Enhanced CapabilityOSU, OMIC
435R7-Robotic Vision System for Quantitative & Qualitative InspectionOSU, OMIC
436M12-Evaluate Machining of 3D Printed PartsOMIC, PSU

Year Four (2020–2021)

421Adaptive Chatter EliminationOSU
422Additive Manufacturing Application Feasibility for Production ManufacturingPSU/Oregon Tech
423Developments in Alloys with Multi-Principle Elements for Cutting ToolsOregon Tech
424Grinding Wheel Characterization to Assess Performance DifferencesPSU
425In Machine Part ScanningOSU
426Vision for RobotsOMIC
427Water Jet Deburring and Edge Finishing of High Strength Steel GearsOMIC
428Lubricant Energy Usage StudyOSU/OMIC

Year Three (2019–2020)

413Grinding Process Monitoring and OptimizationPSU
414Cutting Tool Geometry Inspection and OptimizationOregon Tech/OMIC
415Software Tool for Accurate Cycle Time Prediction & Simulation of Part ProgramsOSU
416Gear Performance Validation Facility Phase 1PSU
417Thin Wall Tube MachiningOMIC
418On Machine CNC DeburringPSU
419Connection TestingPSU
420MR Solution for Manufacturing TrainingOSU

Year Two (2018–2019)

405Adaptive Dynamic MachiningOSU
406Corrosion Resistant Layer on Carbon SteelPSU/OSU
407Precision Hole Making Phase 2PSU/OSU
408Multi-Purpose Workforce Development Platform for Surface TreatmentOSU
409Ball Screw Rapid FormingOregon Tech/OMIC
410Hard Material Drilling and ReamingPSU
411Force Milling & Turning Feed Rate OptimizationOMIC
412Rapid Tooling with Additive Manufacturing Phase 2Oregon Tech