2020 Momentum Newsletter

June 2020

NEW MATERIAL RELEASE IN625-RAM2 superalloy with superior mechanical properties We develop RAM (Reactive Additive Manufacturing) technology for a wide variety of advanced materials. We are excited to introduce IN625-RAM2, our first of many nickel...

2020 Momentum Newsletter

March 2020

Patents granted for Reactive Additive Manufacturing On November 8, 2019, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for Elementum 3D’s core technology – Reactive Additive Manufacturing (RAM).  Patents for this technology have...

2019 Momentum Newsletter

March 2019

Joint Steel MMC STTR grant awarded Elementum (E3D) and the Colorado School of Mines (CSM) have accepted a joint STTR for research into the creation of an easy to use all-purpose reusable iron-based alloy...

2018 Momentum Newsletter

December 2018

Elementum 3D materials picked for moon landing Here comes Aluminum 7050 Aluminum 7050 has been utilized in many industries, especially in the aerospace sector.  Similar to 2xxx and 6xxx series aluminums, 7xxx series aluminums...

2018 Momentum Newsletter

September 2018

Aluminum 6061 gains traction with aerospace applications Ball Aerospace, spacecraft and payload pioneers, offer the world a brief glimpse into the successes they are having with our additive aluminum 6061 material. Photos display Ball part...

2018 Momentum Newsletter

May 2018

Newest Aluminum material features high thermal conductivity Elementum 3D’s pure aluminum product AL1000-AM is an excellent solution for thermal management systems that require high thermal and electrical conductivity while meeting strict weight restrictions. Applications...

2018 Momentum Newsletter

March 2018

Aluminum 6061 is now available! Elementum 3D is pleased to present AL6061-RAM2%, our newest 3D printable material. Elementum 3D’s novel reactive additive manufacturing (RAM) technology has enabled introduction of an aluminum alloy that achieves...

2017 Momentum Newsletter

January 2018

Welcome! 2018 has arrived and we are kicking off the new year with the introduction of Elementum 3D’s “Momentum” eNewsletter. The goal of Momentum, which will be released once every two months, is to...

Jamie Perozzi

VP of Technology 6K Additive

Mr. Perozzi has 20+ years of specialty metals experience with a focus on process, new product development, product management, and application engineering. Before joining 6K, Perozzi spent seven years at AMETEK Specialty Metal Products responsible for quality and process engineering. Prior to Ametek, he spent 10 years at Hitachi Metals – Metglas and 3 years at J&L Specialty Steel. Perozzi holds a BS Metallurgical Engineering degree from Penn State University.

Dr. Timothy Smith

Materials Research Engineer NASA Glenn Research Center

Tim Smith graduated with a PhD in materials science and engineering from Ohio State University in 2016. After graduating, his pathways internship at NASA Glenn research center became a full-time position. His research focuses on high temperature alloy development and characterization. He has contributed to 29 peer-reviewed publications including journals in Nature Communications and Nature Communications Materials. His research has also produced 10 new technology reports and 3 utility patents. He recently received both the Early Career Achievement Medal in 2020 and the Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal in 2022.

Dr. Douglas Hoffman

Senior Research Scientist (SRS)/ Principal Section Technologist NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Douglas Hofmann is a Senior Research Scientist and Principal at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where he serves as the Section Technologist for the Mechanical Fabrication and Test Section. He is also a Lecturer and Visiting Associate at Caltech in the Applied Physics and Materials Science Department. Dr. Hofmann founded JPL’s Metallurgy Facility in 2010, was a charter member of the Materials Development and Manufacturing Technology Group, and helped establish the JPL Additive Manufacturing Center. He is the Principal Investigator of the NASA FAMIS Flight Experiment and was a 2012 recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from President Obama. He has spent more than 12 years working in metal additive manufacturing and has over 30 granted patents and over 60 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein

President/Founder Elementum 3D

Dr. Jacob Nuechterlein is the founder and president of Elementum 3D in Erie, CO. He earned his Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy at the Colorado School of Mines. Jacob has been researching, teaching, or consulting on topics such as casting and powder metallurgy for the last 14 years. Elementum 3D’s work with powder bed laser additive manufacturing is based on these principles. In addition, is thesis work in thermodynamics and formation kinetics of metal matrix composites is directly related to all 3D printing processes.