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Cardan cross for Ariane 5 Vulcain 2

Ariane Group
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Cardan cross for Ariane 5 Vulcain 2
Benefit: Cost Saving
Main Forming Process: Additive Manufacturing
End Use Sector: Aerospace
Material: Nickel


Structural part localized in the exhaust lines of cryogenic engine Vulcain®2 of Ariane5 first stage. 1st metallic ALM part by ArianeGroupto fly, on November 2016 on Ariane5 Vulcain®2 engine.


  • Lead time reduction of ~ 20%
  • Optimization of supply chain by replacement of casting

Component Specification

Length (mm): 23
Width (mm): 23
Height (mm): 10

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