Freemelt partners with Saab for Feasibility Study on Additive Manufacturing defence materials

April 2, 2024

Freemelt will deliver a feasibility study based on Freemelt’s research machine Freemelt ONE targeting defence applications (Courtesy Freemelt)
Freemelt will deliver a feasibility study based on Freemelt’s research machine Freemelt ONE targeting defence applications (Courtesy Freemelt)

Freemelt AB, based in Mölndal, Sweden, has received an order from Saab Dynamics, headquartered in Karlskoga, Sweden, for a feasibility study targeting material process development within the defence industry. Freemelt will deliver the feasibility study based on its research machine Freemelt ONE, an Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion (PBF-EB) Additive Manufacturing machine.

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Freemelt’s CEO Daniel Gidlund commented, “It is rewarding that we can add another global leading industrial company like Saab to our customer list! During the past months, we have seen an accelerated interest in Freemelt’s 3D printing solutions from various industries, adapting to the geopolitical situation. Industries are increasing investments to foster innovation in critical applications and to establish local manufacturing to secure availability of critical components.”

Gidlund continued, “Freemelt with its unique technology and products will have an important and active role in strengthening the competitiveness of the Swedish industries. We are eager to start this collaboration and will do our utmost for a long and fruitful collaboration between Freemelt and Saab.”

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