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Deep Blue Aerospace Adopts Farsoon Metal 3D Printing Technology for Rocket Combustion Chamber Manufacturing

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Fasoon It revealed that deep blue aerospace is using the FS621M to investigate a rocket engine application for metal 3D printing.

Deep Blue Aerospace is one of China’s leading aerospace companies. In July 2021, the company completed China’s first reusable launch test on his DBA-M ‘Grass Hopper Jump’ rocket, and in October 2021 he successfully completed a 100-meter vertical take-off and landing procedure. Executed. In May, it took off and landed vertically at an altitude of 1,000 meters, and by the end of June, it completed an ignition test of its 20-ton thrust liquid oxygen kerosene rocket engine, Thunder-R1.

The completion of these launch tests means Deep Blue Aerospace has followed SpaceX in successful low-altitude engineering testing of a reusable liquid oxygen kerosene rocket. This year, the company stepped up batch production of rocket engine combustion chambers by integrating the Farsoon FS621M system launched by Farsoon at He TCT Asia in 2020.

Deep Blue Aerospace used Farsoon’s metal 3D printing technology to additively manufacture a 780mm tall, 550mm diameter Inconel combustion chamber. The company uses his 3D printing to integrate the design into his single part, incorporating lightweight lattice structures and free-standing shapes, and designing hundreds of internal cooling ribs and channels to increase combustion efficiency. I was able to. Design verification cycles are also said to be 80% faster than traditional processes.

“At Deep Blue, we use metal 3D printing to manufacture over 80% of the key components of our rocket engines,” commented Dr. Tian Cailan, Head of Additive Manufacturing at Deep Blue Aerospace. . “Farsoon’s FS621M offers us the ability to rapidly manufacture large engine parts featuring lightweight design, structural integration, improved performance and reliability. , effort and lead time are minimal.

“As a critical component of a rocket engine, the combustion chamber must achieve the required performance, efficiency and reliability under extreme operating conditions of heat and pressure. We are completely confident in the speed of production, the stability of operation, we are significantly lighter, the more repeatable and the We can provide products with even better properties.”

The next step for Deep Blue Space is to continue high-altitude vertical take-off and landing testing before launching the first orbital launch mission of a reusable full-scale carrier rocket.

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