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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.


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


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