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Lockheed Martin becomes first UL certified Additive Manufacturing Facility

Written by Paul

October 23, 2018

Global safety enterpirse UL has announced that leading defense company Lockheed Martin is the first to achieve its UL 3400 certification for additive manufacturing. With this approval, UL certifies that Lockheed Martin’s Additive Design and Manufacturing Center in Sunnyvale, California, meets all safety guidelines outlined in the document. Thomas Malko, vice president of Engineering & Technology at Lockheed Martin Space, comments, “Lockheed Martin’s ultimate goal is to build satellites in half the time and cost, and this facility will accelerate that capability for our customers,” “Now with UL certification, we can move forward with confidence, both within the company and with our customers, showing we are paving the way for the factory of the future.” Powder handling with an EOS AM system. Photo via UL UL 3D printing safety UL was founded in 1893 initially as the Underwriters Electrical Bureau. The company was incorporated in the state of Illinois […]

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