Achieve Improved Functionality, Decreased Weight, and Lower Costs

Solving Structural Challenges: Optimizing Satellite Antenna Brackets

  • Thales Bracket Close-Up Aerospace
  • Reduce Component Weight

    Use direct metal printing to manufacture strong, lightweight satellite components that maintain or enhance functional performance. Since components made with direct metal printing are light, satellites can carry more without increasing costs.

  • Metal additive manufacturing in progress
  • Match Material Specifications

    Due to the unique vacuum chamber concept of our metal printers, argon gas consumption is heavily reduced while at the same time showing best in class oxygen purity (<25 ppm). This results in exceptionally strong parts of high chemical purity.

  • 3D printed LaserForm Thales Bracket
  • Decrease Lead Time

    Manufacture components with uncompromised strength that meet the unique specifications of any satellite.

More Aerospace and Defense Applications

  • What Can You 3D Print With Metals?

    Design, test and produce metal parts with 3D printing that are simply not possible with standard manufacturing. Create lightweight, high-strength structures and deliver new capabilities.

  • 3D Printing Metal Parts and Materials

    Direct Metal Printing (DMP) gives you complete design freedom to manufacture stronger parts that are light, durable and perform better than other means.

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  • Application Innovation Group

    Our team can help you solve your most difficult design and production challenges with additive manufacturing solutions. Together we’ll identify your needs, working with you to optimize your designs, prototype, validate and define a manufacturing flow.