Titomic receives order for ten D523 Cold Spray systems from Royal Netherlands Army

March 26, 2024

March 26, 2024

The D523 Cold Spray system can be used for repairs in the field and for maintenance (Courtesy Titomic)
The D523 Cold Spray system can be used for repairs in the field and for maintenance (Courtesy Titomic)

Titomic Limited, based in Brisbane, Australia, has announced the largest order to date for its D523 cold spray system. The order comprises of ten D523 Systems, with a total sale value of €772,000, for the Royal Netherlands Army. Of these, the army plans to send nine to Ukraine, where the D523 systems will enable battle damage repair in-field, enhancing battle readiness and prolonging mission capability.

Titomic’s Managing Director, Herbert Koeck, commented, “This order from the Royal Netherlands Army marks a pivotal moment for Titomic, showcasing our D523 System’s ability to provide versatile repair and maintenance solutions on a large scale and creating a significant revenue opportunity.”

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Titomic is also engaged in conversations with various other armies and navies globally, including the Australian Defence Force. These discussions follow several successful demonstrations showcasing Titomic’s Cold Spray solutions and their applicability to a wide range of military and defence operations.

“This is a stride forward in our ongoing efforts to bring these innovative solutions to a wider market. Titomic is aiming to attract more large-scale orders from innovators across various sectors in the coming months, including resources, defence, and aerospace, who are eager to leverage the advanced capabilities Titomic offers,” Koeck added.

Colonel C Heukers of the Royal Netherlands Army, shared, “Our decision to invest in Titomic machines marks a definitive shift from theoretical exploration to practical implementation of Additive Manufacturing within our military. This move signifies our unwavering commitment to leveraging advanced capabilities in real-world applications. By providing these innovative technologies to Ukrainian forces, we demonstrate our trust in their ability to swiftly adopt and effectively utilise these tools to enhance military capabilities. This collaboration underscores our dedication to staying at the forefront of technological innovation and ensuring readiness for the challenges of modern warfare.”

The delivery of the D523 systems is scheduled to commence in the coming months.


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