Constellium launches Aheadd® high-performance aluminium powders

June 23, 2020

Poly-Shape additively manufactured these functional hydraulic blocks using Constellium’s Aheadd® alloy (Courtesy P. Urvoy/Poly-Shape)

Constellium, a global  manufacturer of high value-added aluminium products, headquartered in Paris, France, has launched Aheadd®, its new aluminium powder aimed at the Additive Manufacturing sector.

The the new powder is said to be tailored  to customer needs for a wide range of applications including aerospace, motorsports and defence industries. The company stated that the Aheadd powder brings unmatched thermal stability, allowing replacement of titanium in selected applications to reduce weight and cost.

Constellium has signed a contract with Poly-Shape, an AddUp company, , for the development and production of additively manufactured components based on the new Constellium powders.

“As a global leader in innovative aluminium products and solutions, we are at the forefront of the evolving and fast-changing Additive Manufacturing market, and we are proud to be expanding our portfolio to serve and meet the needs of our customers across all industries,” stated Jean-Marc Germain, CEO of Constellium.

“The global Additive Manufacturing market has great potential with new design and production possibilities, and we look forward to further expanding its potential by providing unique and high-performance aluminium powders customised for our customers,” added Germain.

www.constellium.com

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