NASA and Powder Alloy Corporation enter licensing agreement for GRX-810 ODS aerospace alloy

May 16, 2024

Powder Alloy Corporation, headquartered in Loveland, Ohio, has entered into a co-exclusive licensing agreement with NASA to manufacture and commercialise the agency’s GRX-810 Oxide Dispersion Strengthened (ODS) alloy.

The GRX-810 ODS alloy, developed by NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, reportedly provides unparalleled strength, durability, and resistance to extreme conditions. Leveraging the latest advancements in material science, this alloy is designed to withstand high temperatures, corrosive environments, and intense radiation – crucial qualities for the demanding conditions encountered in space exploration.

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Powder Alloy Corporation will bring GRX-810 ODS alloy to the commercial market. This co-exclusive licensing agreement grants Powder Alloy Corporation rights to produce, market, and distribute the revolutionary alloy for various aerospace applications, including satellite components, spacecraft structures, and propulsion systems.

Vice President Richard Meklus, Additive Materials of Powder Alloy Corporation, stated, “Powder Alloy Corporation is honoured to be selected by NASA for this co-exclusive licensing agreement. The GRX-810 ODS alloy represents a paradigm shift in aerospace materials, and we are eager to leverage our manufacturing capabilities to bring this innovation to the market. Our team is committed to upholding the highest standards in producing the GRX-810 alloy, contributing to the success of future space missions.”

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