DOE R+D funding: Cooper Lighting wants to print their LED fixtures

Earlier this summer, the US Department of Energy’s SSL program selected Cooper Lighting (now part of Eaton) as the recipient of $2.4m for their interesting R+D program proposal.  Cooper’s press release is useless, but here is the text from the DOE’s announcement: Recipient: Eaton Corporation Title: Print-Based Manufacturing of Integrated, Low Cost, High Performance SSL Luminaires Summary: The objective of this project is to develop manufacturing process innovation that allows for LED package, chip, or chip array placement directly on a fixture or heatsink. The approach includes the placement of integrated power electronics. Flexible manufacturing for planar, non-planar and recessed … Continue reading DOE R+D funding: Cooper Lighting wants to print their LED fixtures