Thales Alenia Space and Poly-Shape SAS build Europe’s largest qualified 3D metal printed part for satellites

Additive manufacturing makes more than just headlines. The industrial revolution of 3D metal printing is pointing the way to a change in manufacturing strategies. And facts are being established which will herald a fundamental paradigm shift for the manufacture of metal parts. AM is really pointing the way forward when it comes to substitution or as a hybrid strategy in combination with conventional machining methods.