Tag: space

Featured Story – At the extremes: nickel alloys in space

2020 marked the start of an exciting new decade in space exploration and innovation with nickel-containing alloys playing an important role in the construction of rockets, wheels, and catalysts, to name a few applications.

Featured Story – Space, air, sea and land: nickel is everywhere!

Nickel has figured prominently in metallurgy news of late because of its importance to the electric vehicle industry and to the battery storage of renewable energy.

Orbex commissions ACCM to build a industrial 3D printer

Orbex has commissioned AMCM to build the largest industrial 3D printer in Europe, allowing the innovative UK-based space launch company to rapidly print complex rocket engines in-house.

Featured Story – Titanium in space: researchers develop manned vessel prototype

An additive manufacturing process pioneered by engineers at Cranfield University in the UK has led to the production of the first full-scale prototype of a titanium pressure vessel for use in manned spaceflight.

Remelting at ThyssenKrupp VDM

ThyssenKrupp VDM GmbH has completed a multi-phase investment programme at its Unna melting plant.