Tekna receives three orders for plasma powder production systems

April 21, 2023

The two TekSphero-15 plasma systems (above) and one TekSphero-40 will be used for R&D purposes (Courtesy Tekna Holding)
The two TekSphero-15 plasma systems (above) and one TekSphero-40 will be used for R&D purposes (Courtesy Tekna Holding)

Tekna Holding ASA, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, has received orders for three more plasma systems valued at a total of CAD $2.6 million. The customers are based in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, and will reportedly use the new machines to focus on research and development applications.

“With these three orders, five in total in 2023, the encouraging trend that we have observed after the Covid-19 pandemic continues, with increased activity among our existing and prospective customers and a strong pipeline of projects and demand for our advanced plasma systems,” stated Luc Dionne, CEO of Tekna. “They also demonstrate the versatility of our technology and its many uses across a wide range of industries, which are now increasingly relying on advanced materials to produce novel and better performing products.”

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The order is for two TekSphero-15 and one TekSphero-40 plasma systems. From feedstocks made of crushed, atomised and sponged powders – ranging from 5-500 µm – the machines produce spherical metallic or ceramic powder particles. The TekSphero-15 is a compact spheroidisation unit focused on R&D applications whilst the TekSphero-40 is a pilot production unit adapted for the scaling up of powder production.

Tekna plasma systems are available in multiple configurations and are designed to provide customers with state-of-the-art advanced materials research capabilities. These systems serve a variety of industries and academic research, including, for these new orders, medical implants and refractory materials.

At the end of 2022, Tekna’s Systems business had an order backlog of nearly CAD $11 million. The company intends to report its Q1 2023 financials on 4 May 2023.

www.tekna.com

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