The deal confirms the potential for EBM technology within the aerospace industry.
The deal confirms the potential for EBM technology within the aerospace industry.

CalRAM, a Midstate Berkshire company, has ordered two electron beam melting (EBM) systems from AM specialist Arcam.

CalRAM has been a customer of Arcam’s since 2005 and already operates five EBM systems. The company is a specialist in precision machining, fabrication and assembly for the aerospace, defense and oil and gas industries.

‘With demand for additive manufacturing production increasing rapidly, we continue to invest in EBM technology to secure capacity and give CalRAM an edge in the aerospace industry,’ said Duane Pekar, CEO of Midstate Berkshire.

‘Arcam’s strategy is to offer additive manufacturing solutions specifically targeting production volumes in the aerospace and orthopaedic industries,’ said Magnus René, CEO of Arcam. ‘This deal confirms the potential for our EBM technology within the aerospace industry.’

This story is reprinted from material from Arcam, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.