Boeing Satellite with Over 1000 AM Parts to Increase Capacity of Communication Services


Boeing has begun building the latest version of the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite system, WGS-11+, using advanced techniques like Additive Manufacturing to effectively integrate the latest commercial technology whilst enabling a five-year schedule that is expected to deliver results years faster than similar clean-sheet designs. The satellite system is planned to feature over 1000 additively manufactured parts with the majority being produced with aluminium alloy and titanium as well as high-performance polymer.

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