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Fusion is a novel, patented 3d printing approach. Layers of powders are deposited then moved under a 500-tons cylinder (planned) to close a volume which is then pressurized and heated to extreme conditions under inert gas.

This allows not only the manufacturing of highly refractory objects, but also in-situ material production: deposit the proper mix of material and make it react in-place (e.g. Ta + C). Applications include thermal and high-velocity shielding tiles, and nozzle components.

Preliminary technical specifications:

  • - Build volume: 6” diameter, 6” height
  • - Pressing to >40 ksi (planned)
  • - Sintering to >1,600 Celcius

Price for 2 ksi version:
750k USD / 750k EUR / 1m CAD

Status: coming online in 2024


  • November 15th, 2023:

    Kilncore reveals a Kilncore Fusion video at CASI AERO 2023.

  • March 9th, 2023:

    Kilncore receives financial support from the Governement of Québec to mature a technology for residual metal powders processing in collaboration with FusiA Groupe and CRIAQ.

  • January 20th, 2023:

    Kilncore is awarded a contribution from the Canadian Space Agency for the development of Kilncore's Fusion platform, as part of the Space Technology Development Program.

Contact us

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Kilncore has a research facility in Sutton, Québec, Canada, near the Vermont border.

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