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Ultra Lightweight Magnesium Technology

Ultra Lightweight Technology | Magnesium Elektron

Magnesium Elektron, a world leader in the development, manufacture and supply of high-performance magnesium alloys has teamed up with QIOPTIQ UK to develop ultra-lightweight components on a next generation Fused Weapon Sight, the SAKER 2.
The SAKER 2 is designed for the Dismounted Close Combat User, for whom weight, compactness & ruggedness are key performance attributes.

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Using the latest in machining & surface coating technology, Magnesium Elektron were able to meet QIOPTIQ’s weight target of just 890g (fully assembled).

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Contact us to discover how magnesium alloy technology can be used to lightweight man portable devices & optics.

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