January 2017 - ECM is building the focal plane for the LSST Camera. Beside the large camera grid structure with a size of nearly a square meter ECM will also provide the 24 subsystems - called raft baseplates - for the support of the CCD sensors. Each raft will carry nine CCD sensors. The first 16 raft base plates are now delivered to Brookhaven National Lab.
Januar 2016 - ECM signed with Thales Alenia Space the contract for the delivery of the next focal plane made out of Cesic for a earth observation satellite. ECM delivered in the past already serveral similar focal planes including the sensor packages out of Cesic.
December 2015 - ECM signed with Airbus DS the contract for the delivery of 8 primary mirrors for the airborne RECO NG system. Already between 2009 and 2010 ECM delivered 21 primary mirrors for the RECO NG system of AIRBUS DS, so this current order is a full recurring version of these primary mirrors.
April 2015 - ECM received the contract for the manufacturing of the world larges Camera structure for the LSST - Large Synoptic Survey Telescope -
May 2014 - ECM awarded a contract from OHB for the fabrication of 7 Fligth Models including one STM Model of Start Trecker Assembly Brackets for ESAs MTG Mission. This Project requieres an extreme thermo-eleastical stability of the bracket, which can not be achieved with metals like aluminum.
December 2013 - ECM received the contract from Thales Alenia Space, Cannes the contract for two more focal plane structures to be integrated in French EO satellites.
July 2012 – We are proud to announce that we have reached to a next flight heritage of a Cesic® structure
which is used inside the TET- 1 microsatellite. This satellite was launched together with 4 others
satellite from Baikonur site on 22nd July 2012 with a Soyuz Fregat launcher.
With TET-1 also space probes Kanopus-B, BKA, MKA-FKI, ADS-1 were launched.
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July 2011 – ECM delivered the successfully manufactured Etalon
Cage structures (FM and FM Spare) including screws and nuts out of
HB-Cesic to Hovemere Ltd., UK. This etalon will be integrated in the
MSASI instrument flying on the Bepi Colombo MMO spacecraft.
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March 2011 – ECM Engineered Ceramic Materials GmbH has
established and applies a Quality Management System for Design and
Fabrication of Cesic® Products according to the ISO 9001:2008.
You can download the certificated here (250KB)
August 2010 – ECM Engineered Ceramic Materials GmbH has been
incorporated in August 2010 in Moosinning, a town
near Munich, Germany, as an independent engineering
company, specializing in the design and manufacture of precision
ceramic materials for a wide range of applications.
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Engineered Ceramic Materials GmbH is an industrial small business enterprise located near Munich, Germany. Cesic® is a registered trademark of ecm.
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