The Times UK – Metalysis has won a contract to Extract Oxygen from Rocks on the Moon.

"A British company has won a contract to extract oxygen from rocks on the moon. Metalysis in Rotherham, which extracts metals from metal oxides trapped within minerals for the electronics, aviation and automotive industries, has been granted a contract worth about £250,000 by the European Space Agency (ESA) to adapt its technique to moon rock." Read more from The Times...
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Metalysis Awarded European Space Agency Development Contract for its FFC Process

Metalysis, the end to end manufacturer of premium, solid-state metal and alloy powders, has been awarded European Space Agency (ESA) funding, contract number 4000131940, for its project titled, “The Metalysis FFC Process for Extra-Terrestrial Oxygen Production from ISRU,” which forms part of ESA’s Space Resources Strategy and carried out under the General Support Technology Programme of, and funded by, the...
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Oxygen & Metal from Lunar Regolith

This article originally appeared on The European Space Agency’s website here On the left side of this before and after image is a pile of simulated lunar soil, or regolith; on the right is the same pile after essentially all the oxygen has been extracted from it, leaving a mixture of metal alloys. Both the oxygen and metal could be…

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Metalysis inks international aluminium-scandium alloy technology partnership

Metalysis (or “the Company”), which has a disruptive technology for solid-state metals and novel alloys production, has signed a joint research and development programme (“the R&D Programme”) with an international partner, to co-create a high value aluminium-scandium alloy. The R&D Programme will investigate the use of Metalysis’ electrochemical technology to provide a scandium-rich feedstock addition, supporting master alloy production. Aluminium-scandium…

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Metalysis welcomes UK MOD’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) as Gen4 customer

HIGHLIGHTS Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (“Dstl”) announced as customer from Metalysis’ recently completed Generation 4 (“Gen4”) industrial scale plant; Dstl order concerns titanium powder alloys, one of Metalysis’ two Gen4 launch products (the other being an aluminium-scandium master alloy). Metalysis (or “the Company”), the UK technology company with a solid-state process to produce valuable powder alloys, is pleased to…

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Metalysis & Platina Resources Begin Scandium Master Alloy Development Project

Metalysis’ latest partner, Platina Resources (ASX: PGM)  (‘Platina’), has today announced the commencement of our low cost, scandium-rich, master alloy research and development (“R&D”) programme. HIGHLIGHTS Platina has signed an agreement with Metalysis to assess the technical and commercial viability of utilising their solid state  technology to produce master alloy Scandium oxide from Platina’s Owendale mine will be tested for the…

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Metalysis celebrates Northern Powerhouse Partner status and hosts UK Business and Industry Minister

HIGHLIGHTS “Metalysis is a prime example of the strength and economic potential of the north”, Business and Industry Minister, MP Richard Harrington; “They share our vision for a strong Northern Powerhouse economy,” Northern Powerhouse Minister, MP Jake Berry; and Joining the Northern Powerhouse Partners Programme emphasises Metalysis’ commitment to contributing to regional prosperity. Metalysis (or “the Company”), the Yorkshire headquartered,…

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