Greg Kilchenstein - Cold Spray Action Team

Report
Joint Technology Exchange Group
(JTEG) & Cold Spray Repair
Greg Kilchenstein
Director, Enterprise Maintenance Technology
OSD Maintenance Policy & Programs
19 June 2014
Scope of DoD Maintenance
DOD Budget 2014
$80
$507
DoD spending
(Total = $587 billion)
Maintenance
Costs
Other Costs
 13% of DOD budget is spent on maintenance
 Large portion is spent on replacement of damaged parts
 Budgets are shrinking in the future
 Need fundamental change in the way we do maintenance
 Joint Requirements
 Seek step improvements in reducing costs
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JTEG Objectives
– Sharing of Maintenance Technology Information
• Create a community-wide consciousness on
Maintenance technology
– Collaboration within DoD and Industry
• Work together to develop and transition
Maintenance technology
– Leverage each others’ capabilities/resources
• Coalesce around common requirements
• Distribute the workload
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JTEG Communication Venues
– Monthly JTEG Community Focused Technology
Forums
 Creating strategic partnerships
– Service programs and newsletters
– Maintenance / Logistics Conferences such as the
CTMA Partners Meeting & CSAT Meeting
– JTEG Website
– CTMA Venues – CTMA Connector
– JGDM Briefings
Submit a Project Idea
http://jteg.ncms.org/
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Work Groups
Purpose: To leverage the assembled experience and
knowledge to brainstorm ideas and develop working plans to
accomplish each workgroup’s objectives.
Body of Knowledge: Develop a plan of action and timeline
to establish a database where information and data on new
and existing cold spray repair technology developments can
be organized, posted, and accessed.
Process Qualification, Certification, Specifications, and
Standards: This group will discuss what currently exists, and
what gaps need to be addressed.
Cold Spray Equipment: Identify cold spray system
performance criteria and the different cold spray systems in
use and their respective capabilities.
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Body of Knowledge Work Group
Objective: Develop a plan of action and timeline to
establish an online database where information and data
on new and existing cold spray repair technology
developments can be organized, posted, and accessed.
Discussion & Formation of future WIPT: 90 minutes
• Outline key tenets of WIPT charter
Outbrief: 15 minutes
Body of Knowledge Work Group
Discussion Points:
Info & Data Types:
Info & Data Sources:
How Organized?
Where Posted?
Who should have access?
Body of Knowledge Work Group
WIPT:
Leader(s):
Coordinator:
SME Members:
Tasks and Deliverable(s):
Timeline:
Process Qualification, Certification,
Specifications, & Standards Work Group
Objective: This group will discuss what process
qualifications, certifications, specifications, and standards
currently exists, and what gaps needs to be addressed.
Discussion & Formation of future WIPT: 90 minutes
• Outline key tenets of WIPT charter
Outbrief: 15 minutes
Cold Spray Equipment Work Group
Objective: This group will discuss cold spray system
performance criteria and the different cold spray systems
in use and their respective capabilities. The group will
also identify the information sources available to provide
an educational awareness on each of these systems.
Discussion & Formation of future WIPT: 90 minutes
• Outline key tenets of WIPT charter
Outbrief: 15 minutes
CSAT Work Group Facilitators
Facilitators
Body of
Knowledge
Process and Specs
Cold Spray
Repair
Equipment
Industry
Aaron Nardi, UTRC
Ben Hoiland, Mid
America Aviation
George Campbell,
Valimet Inc.
Wally Birtch,
Centerline Ltd.
Academia
Ryan Mocadlo, WPI
Tim Eden, Penn State
ARL
Christian Widener,
South Dakota
School of Mine
and Technology
Government
Paul Huang, ONR
Dennis Helfritch,
Dynamic Science Inc.
Phil Leyman, VRC
Metal Systems
Each Work Group will have virtual capability
via Defense Connect Online and audio conference line
Takeaways
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It’s time to take cold spray to the next level!
Mature the conversation – think strategically & act tactically
We can no longer afford to work in a fragmented fashion
We must lead the rapid adoption of this proven capability
Focus on REAPING near term benefits to fuel the
expansion – structural / coatings etc. / Near Net Shape
Additive Mfg
Partner – Be
of the Solution
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