Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing Now Qualified for Huge Satellite Fuel Tanks

(Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin.)

Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries, Inc. (PSI), has announced the successful completion of qualification testing for its Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing (EBAM) process. The testing was performed by Lockheed Martin Space on a multi-year development program to create giant, high-pressure tanks, which carry fuel for satellites.
Lockheed Martin, which 3D printed both halves of the 46-inch titanium fuel tank domes on …



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