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  • Ready for space – and ready for industrialized AM production: The 3D-printed aluminum antenna cluster for next-generation communication satellites, made to orbit the earth.

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    Airbus Signs Contract with Oerlikon for 3D-Printed Aluminum Components for Satellites

    Airbus and Oerlikon AM have successfully industrialized the additive manufacturing (AM) process for complex serial production of 3D-printed aluminum components. These antenna clusters will be used in communication satellites, which will soon be orbiting the earth. This achievement has resulted in a €3.8 million contract to additively manufacture these satellite components. Advanced technologies like additive manufacturing […]

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    Constellium to Supply Aluminum for 3D-Printed Components in Formula 1 Racing

    Constellium is working with multiple partners to supply Aheadd® CP1 aluminum additive manufacturing powder for the manufacture of highly efficient, compact, and lightweight heat exchangers for Formula 1 vehicles. The alloy was approved by Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the governing body over Formula 1 and other global motorsports, for use in Formula 1 cars beginning […]

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    Relativity Space Develops Reusable Launch Vehicle Using 3D-Printed Aluminum

    Relativity Space, a company dedicated to building humanity’s multi-planetary future, revealed plans for the Terran R, a reusable medium-to-heavy lift orbital launch vehicle made from 3D-printed aluminum. This development builds on the company’s seven years of experience developing its Terran 1 program — the world’s first 3D-printed aluminum rocket to fly and reach space. “Our […]

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    Elementum 3D and SLM Solutions to Develop Aluminum Alloys for Additive Manufacturing

    Aluminum- and metal-based additive manufacturing (AM) has a need for collaboration between hardware equipment manufacturers and material providers to address customer problems. In order to solve these challenges, Elementum 3D and SLM Solutions have agreed to collaborate on the design of exclusive aluminum alloys on SLM® technology. In this way, both companies are teaming up […]

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    Constellium and Morf3D to Develop Additive Manufacturing Technology

    Constellium SE is entering into an agreement with Morf3D, Inc., a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, to jointly develop additive manufacturing (AM) technologies for the aerospace industry. Under the agreement, Constellium will supply Morf3D with Aheadd® CP1, one of its proprietary AM powder alloys. “We are very excited to partner with Morf3D, a leading company in […]

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    Status of the Aluminum Additive Manufacturing Market

    By Amritesh Suman, Strategic Market Research. Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D-printing, is a technology that primarily manufactures parts from a digital model using a method that builds up a material layer-by-layer to produce the part. The materials used can be metals, polymers, hydrogels, or concrete. Metal additive manufacturing can utilize a vast range of […]

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    AMAG Supports Additive Manufacturing Research for Aerospace Applications

    AMAG Austria Metall AG in Austria is donating state-of-the art additive manufacturing equipment to the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) in Styria, Austria. The equipment will be used to research the use of titanium, aluminum, and other materials in the additive manufacturing of aerospace components. “For AMAG, innovation is an essential pillar of the […]