Addaero Manufacturing announced that it has completed the installation of a Q20 Plus electron beam melting (EBM) machine from Arcam. The Q20 Plus is a complimentary version of the A2X currently being used by Addaero to build metal parts additively. It was designed specifically for the efficient production of aerospace components and boasts a larger build area to accommodate a wide variety of components.
The additional machine expands capacity at Addaero to support growing demand for production runs of additively manufactured aerospace components. The company provides components to a variety of markets including aerospace, marine, medical and industrial components.
According to Rich Merlino, President of Addaero “By having both the A2X and the Q20 Plus we are able to fit the right machine to the job and ensure customers receive exactly what they require, in the most efficient manner possible.” Over the coming weeks the system will be tested and run through a series of qualifications to ensure the equipment is production ready.
Addaero Manufacturing was founded in 2013 and operational in 2015 with headquarters in New Britain, CT. In 2015 the company was certified to the AS9100/ISO 9000 standard for quality systems and compliant to ITAR regulations, which allows Addaero to support military and defense-related projects in the United States.