Additive Industries’ MetalFAB1 system to benefit the UK Space Sector

04 May, 2021

The Satellite Applications Catapult purchases the metal additive manufacturing system with industry leading productivity.

Over the coming months, the Satellite Applications Catapult and Additive Industries will be demonstrating its capabilities to interested UK organisations and will showcase the potential for additive manufacturing for the space sector, with a specific emphasis on rocket engines. With thousands of parts built using additive manufacturing technologies in use across multiple disruptive sectors, including aerospace, maritime, energy and space, the technology is now vital for improved performance, reduction of waste and by-products. Please read the Press Release here.
 
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Picture of Mr Lars Ryberg, Director Business Development UK & Ireland (left), inspecting the MetalFAB1 with Mr Mike Curtis-Rouse (right) Head of Manufacturing for Space at Satellite Applications Catapult. A similar machine will be installed at the Westcott Innovation Centre to increase UK space manufacturing capability