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New Additively Manufactured Satellite

Development of the metal AM Alpha satellite. (Courtesy Fleet Space Technologies)

Fleet Space Technologies, Beverley, Australia, announced the planned development of a ‘constellation’ of metal AM satellites within the year. Aided by a recent $26.4 million Series B investment, the startup has expanded the scope of its dedicated R&D to create the Alpha satellite. The company believes this to be the world’s first entirely additively manufactured satellite, and it integrates Fleet’s advanced beamforming technology and patented antennas.

Manufacturing Capacity Tripled for Metal 3D Printer

Desktop Metal, Burlington, Massachusetts, opened a new in-house manufacturing facility in Massachusetts that will more than triple the final assembly space currently dedicated to the Production System metal 3D-printing platform. The facility is part of a strategic plan to accelerate the production ramp of Desktop Metal’s flagship Production System P-50 printer, for which the company is engaged in component procurement and assembly of initial builds targeted for shipment in the fourth quarter of 2021.

3D-Printing Process Developed for Low-Alloy, Dual-Phase Steels

GKN Additive successfully adapted and enhanced DP600-like material – a widely used low-alloy, dual-phase steel in the automotive industry – for additive manufacturing (AM). The development will enable diverse designs and applications in automotive and other industrial sectors.

America Makes announces winners of AM Rapid Innovation Call

America Makes, Youngstown, Ohio, USA, has announced the winners of the recent Rapid Innovation Call (RIC) for projects which further advance the maturation of Additive Manufacturing technologies. The call was worth $500,000 in total funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Technology Division.

PM Flashback

Volume 24, No. 7, October 1995


Keystone to Sell Thermistor Business
Hoeganaes Markets Manganese Sulfide and Ferrophosphorus Powders
Avocet Acquires APT Production Facility
Tamagawa Closes U.S. Sales Office
Höganäs AB Begins Powder Production in China
Lonza G+T Changes Name to TIMCAL Ltd.
Delco Remy Phases Out Starter Motor Frames
P/M Pioneer Award
Reach the Growing P/M Market
Wilshaw pk Sells Chinese Powders
Tews and Kaufman Join Forces
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