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Developed by world-leading 3D printing material scientists and metallurgists

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Based on the established powder supply chain of the metal injection molding (MIM) industry

Depowder Stage

A wide range of high-performance metal powders and rods for all industries

Studio System™ Materials

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17-4 Stainless Steel
(Studio System)

Material: 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

17-4 Stainless Steel is a precipitation hardening steel used in a wide range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements.

Specs
  • XY axis
    • As sintered:
      • Yield Strength: 695 MPa
      • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 925 MPa
      • Elongation at Break: 5.3%
      • Hardness (HRC): 26
      • Density (g/cc): 7.56
Application
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Chemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Pump components
  • Valving
  • Fasteners
  • Jigs and fixtures
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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316L Stainless Steel
(Studio System 2)

Material: 316L Stainless Steel

Characterized by its corrosion resistance and performance at both high and low temperatures, 316L stainless steel is a fully austenitic steel ideal for harsh environments.

Specs
  • Sintered:
    • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 533 MPa
    • Yield Strength: 169 MPa
    • Elongation: 66%
    • Hardness (HRB): 66
    • Density (relative): 97%
Application
  • Chemical and petrochemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Marine
  • Jewelry
  • Power generation
  • Petroleum refining
  • Water treatment
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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4140 Chromoly Steel
Studio System 2

Material: 4140 Chromoly Steel

One of the most versatile steels, 4140 steel is characterized by its toughness, high fatigue strength, and abrasion and impact resistance.

Specs
  • Yield Strength:
    • Heat Treated: 1060 MPa
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 1500 MPa
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Heat Treated: 1450 MPa
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 1990 MPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • HeatTreated: 5.5%
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 10%
  • Hardness (HRC):
    • Heat Treated: 40
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 52
  • Density:
    • Heat Treated: 95%
    • Wrought (heat-treated): 100%
Application

All-purpose steel industrial applications such as:

  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Automotive
  • Bolts/Nuts
  • Gears
  • Steel couplings
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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H13 (Studio System 2)

Material: H13 Tool Steel

H13 tool steel is hot work steel with great hot hardness, resistance to thermal fatigue cracking, and stability in heat treatment. This makes it an ideal metal for both hot and cold work tooling applications.

Specs
  • Yield Strength:
    • Sintered: 650 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 1250 MPa
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 1525
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Sintered: 1325 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 1720 MPa
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 1950 MPa
  • Elongation at Break:
    • Sintered: 2.3%
    • Heat-treated: 5.8%
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 9%
  • Hardness:
    • Sintered: 35
    • Heat-treated: 45
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 54
  • Density:
    • Sintered: ≥93.5%
    • Wrought, heat-treated: 100%
Application
  • Extrusion dies
  • Injection molds
  • Hot forging dies
  • Die casting cores, inserts and cavities
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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Copper (Studio System 2)

Material: Copper

Copper is characterized by its electrical and thermal conductivity and ductility, and it is ideal for electrical equipment, plumbing, and heat transfer applications.

Specs
  • Sintered:
    • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 195 MPa
    • Yield Strength: 45 MPa
    • Elongation: 37%
    • Density (g/cc): 8.75
Application
  • Consumer and industrial electronics
  • Heat exchangers
  • Antennas
  • Inductors
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

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Ti64 (Studio System 2)

Material: Titanium Alloy

Ti64 is an alloy of titanium, aluminum, and vanadium with a high strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength:
    • Sintered: 845 MPa
  • Yield Strength:
    • Sintered: 730 MPa
  • Elongation:
    • Sintered: 17%
  • Density (Relative): 97.5%
Application

A wide variety of high-performance applications such as:

  • Specialty automotive components, including connecting rods and gearboxes for racing
  • Prototyping of medical devices, including tweezers, forceps, clamps, suture instruments and more
  • Consumer goods, including sporting goods and jewelry
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition™

D2 Tool Steel microstructure (Studio System)

D2 Tool Steel (DM Studio System)

Material: Corrosion Resistance Tool Steel

D2 tool steel is a versatile material that provides tooling grade strength while also offering corrosion resistance, a key benefit for conformally cooled applications.

Specs

Mechanical Properties (After Quench & Temper):

  • Transverse Rupture Strength (GPa): 3.1, ASTM B528
  • Hardness (HRC): 56.5, ASTM E18
  • Density: 7.5 g/cm³

 

Application
  • Cutting components
  • Conformally cooled injection molding inserts and cavities
  • Cold forming tooling components
Technology/Process

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IN625 Nickel Alloy (DM Studio System)

Material: Nickel Alloy Inconel 625

Inconel 625 is a high nickel super alloy ideal for harsh environments in or out of water, characterized by its excellent strength, heat & corrosion resistance.

Specs

Mechanical Properties [as sintered]:

  • Ultimate tensile strength (Xy): 725 MPa
  • Yield strength (Xy): 303 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 34%
  • Hardness (HRB): 83.5
  • Young’s Modulus: 199 GPa
  • Density: 8.2 g/cc
Application
  • Defense
  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Nuclear
Technology/Process
  • Bound Metal Deposition

Shop System™ Materials


17-4 PH Stainless Steel (DM SHOP SYSTEM)

Material: 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

17-4 PH stainless steel is a precipitation hardening steel used in a wide range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements.

Specs
  • Hardness 
    • Sintered: 26.4±1 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 40.5±2 MPa
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 
    • Sintered: 912±35 MPa
    • Heat-treated: 1205±35 MPa
  • Elongation at Break (%):
    • Sintered: 5.9±2
    • Heat-treated: 11.9±2
  • Young’s Modulus (GPa)
    • Sintered: 178±30
    • Heat-treated: 185±20
Application
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Chemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Pump components
  • Valving
  • Fasteners
  • Jigs and fixtures
Technology/Process

Metal Binder-Jetting™ on the Desktop Metal Shop System



316L Stainless Steel (DM SHOP SYSTEM)

Material: 316L Stainless Steel

316L stainless steel is a fully austenitic, non-magnetic steel ideal for harsh environments and characterized by its corrosion resistance, performance at both high and low temperatures, and high ductility.

Specs
  • Ultimate tensile strength – xy (MPa):
    • Sintered: 505 ± 16
  • Elongation – xy (%): 76±12
  • Young’s modulus – xy (GPa): 195±4
  • Hardness (HRB): 58±2
  • Boil test (corrosion) ASTM F1089: Passed
  • Copper sulfate test (corrosion) ASTM F1089: Passed
  • Sulfuric acid test, MPIF 62 (corrosion): <0.005 g/dm²/day
Application
  • Fluid transfer (e.g. manifolds)
  • Chemical and petrochemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Marine
  • Jewelry
  • Power generation
  • Petroleum refining
  • Water treatment
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
Technology/Process

Metal Binder-Jetting™ on the Desktop Metal Shop System


Shop System-Cobalt chrome ASTM F75

CoCr (ASTM F75) – (DM SHOP SYSTEM)

Material: Cobalt Chrome (ASTM F75)

CoCr (F75) is an alloy of Cobalt and Chrome for use in demanding applications. It is characterized by corrosion resistance with high strength and wear resistance.

Specs
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength – xy (MPa)
    • Sintered: 600 ± 13
    • Sintered & HIP1 (heat isostatic pressed): 672 ± 21
  • Yield Strength – xy (MPa)
    • Sintered: 424 ± 11
    • Sintered & HIP (heat isostatic pressed): 445 ± 9
  • Elongation – xy (%)
    • Sintered: 6.0 ± 2.0
    • Sintered & HIP (heat isostatic pressed): 8.5 ± 1.9
  • Hardness (HRC)
    • Sintered: 17.9 ± 2.2
    • Sintered & HIP (heat isostatic pressed): 22.5 ± 0.9
  • Density (g/cc):
    • Sintered: 8.0 ± 0.1
    • Sintered & HIP (heat isostatic pressed): 8.28 ±0.02

1Samples were hot isostatic pressed at 1200C in 1000 bar argon for 4 hours.

Application
  • Dental implants and drill guides
  • Medical implants
  • Fuel nozzles
  • Turbine guide vanes
  • Jewelry
Technology/Process

Metal Binder-Jetting™ on the Desktop Metal Shop System


Production System™ Materials

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17-4 PH Stainless Steel (DM Production System)

Material: 17-4 PH Stainless Steel

17-4 PH stainless steel is a precipitation hardening steel used in a wide range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements.

Specs
  • Yield strength (MPa): 655 ± 26 [as sintered]
  • Ultimate tensile strength (MPa): 900 ± 20 [as sintered]
  • Elongation at break (%): 10.9 ± 0.9
Application
  • Manufacturing machinery
  • Chemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Pump components
  • Valving
  • Fasteners
  • Jigs and fixtures
Technology/Process

Binder Jetting Technology –  Production System P1 & P50


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316L Stainless Steel (DM Production System)

Material: 316L Stainless Steel

Characterized by its corrosion resistance and performance at both high and low temperatures, 316L stainless steel is a fully austenitic steel ideal for harsh environments.

Specs
  • Ultimate tensile strength (MPa): 510 ± 7 [as sintered]
  • Yield strength (MPA): 155 ± 5 [as sintered]
  • Elongation at Break (%): 75.3 ± 4.0
Application
  • Chemical and petrochemical processing
  • Food processing
  • Laboratory equipment
  • Medical devices
  • Marine
  • Jewelry
  • Power generation
  • Petroleum refining
  • Water treatment
  • Pulp and paper manufacturing
Technology/Process

Binder Jetting™ Technology with Production System P1 & P50


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4140 Low-Alloy Steel (DM Production System)

Material: 4140 Low-Alloy Steel

4140 low alloy steel is versatile steel characterized by its toughness, high fatigue strength, and abrasion and impact resistance, making it great all-purpose steel for industrial applications.

Specs
  • Yield strength (MPa): 1,455 ± 34 [quenched and tempered]
  • Ultimate tensile strength (MPa): 1,880 ± 29 [quenched and tempered]
  • Elongation at Break (%): 4.8 ± 1.1 [quenched and tempered]
Application
  • Jigs and fixtures
  • Automotive
  • Bolts and nuts
  • Gears
  • Steel couplings
Technology/Process

Binder Jetting™ Technology – Production Systems P1 & P50



D2 Tool Steel (DM Production System)

Material: Corrosion Resistance Tool Steel

D2 Tool Steel is characterized by its high hardness after heat treatment, wear-resistance and compression strength, dimensional stability, and machinability when annealed.

Specs
  • Transverse Rupture Strength (GPa): 2.2 ± 0.2, ASTM B528
  • Quenched Hardness (HRC): 63, ASTM E18
  • Tempered Hardness (HRC): 57, ASTM E18
  • Charpy Impact Strength¹ (J): 1.2, ASTM E23
  • Density: 7.70 g/cm³
  • Surface Finish²: 3-8 (µm Ra)

 

¹Charpy impact specimens used were V-notched 10 x 10 mm.
²Surface roughness measured in Z direction after sintering & sandblasting.

Application
  • Cutting components
  • Conformally cooled injection moulding inserts and cavities
  • Cold forming tooling components
Technology/Process
  • Binder Jetting Technology –  Production System P1 & P50

IN625 Nickel Alloy-Production system

IN625 Nickel Alloy (DM Production System)

Material: IN625 Nickel Alloy

Alloy 625 is a nickel-chromium superalloy is known for its high strength, outstanding corrosion resistance, and ability to withstand extreme temperatures.

Specs
  • Ultimate tensile strength (MPa): 695 ± 7 [as sintered]
  • Yield strength (MPa): 295 ± 28 [as sintered]
  • Elongation at Break (%): 63.0 ± 7.5 [as sintered]
Application
  • Oil and gas
  • Power generation
  • Submarine components
  • Cyrogenic environments
  • Aerospace components
  • High-temperature applications
Technology/Process
  • Binder Jetting™ Technology Production System P1 & P50


S7 Tool Steel (Production System)

Material: S7 shock-resisting air hardened tool steel

S7 is shock-resisting air-hardened tool steel characterized by its impact toughness with high hardenability as well as resistance to softening at high temperatures for hot work conditions.

Specs

After quench & temper:

  • Ultimate tensile strength*: 1,790 ± 50 MPa
  • Elongation at Break: 2.30 ± 0.75%
  • Young’s modulus: 185 GPa
  • Hardness (HRC): 51 ± 2
  • Charpy impact strength**: 5.5 J
  • Density: 7.5 g/cm3

* YS & UTS properties noted represent mean values across Xy orientation.
** Charpy impact specimens used were V-notched 10 x 10 mm.

Application
  • Bending dies
  • Cold forming dies
  • Punches
  • Shear blades
  • Powder metal dies
Technology/Process
  • Metal Binder Jetting

Powder-Silver (ag)

Silver (Ag) | DM Production System

Material: Silver (Ag)

Silver (Ag) is a precious metal often known for its aesthetic luxury appeal, but it also has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity and reflectivity of any metal.

Specs

Mechanical properties after sintering:

  • Density: 10.02 (g/cm3)
  • Surface roughness*:
    • 2.89 ± 0.4 µm(top value)
    • 7.36 ± 0.9 µm (training value)
  • Ultimate tensile strength (UTS): 
    • 183.53 ± 28 MPa
  • Average, largest pore size:
    • 30, 35 µm
  • Ring crush strength:
    • 500 ± 100 MPa

*The measured surface roughness is the average of the top & trailing surface.
Material is open source and can be procured using Desktop Metal specification.

Application
  • Jewelry
  • Wearables
  • Consumer electronics
  • Communications
Technology/Process
  • Metal Binder Jetting


440C (DM Production System)

440C (High Carbon Martensitic Stainless Steel)

440C is a high carbon martensitic stainless steel. Thanks to its high carbon content, it has exceptionally high strength, hardness, and wear resistance, especially after heat treatment.

Specs

Mechanical properties, as sintered:

  • Hardness (HRC): 58 ± 1
  • Density: 7.64 g/cc
  • UTS (Ultimate Tensile Strength): 1104 MPa, X-axis
  • Elongation: 0.6%
  • Charpy Impact*: 4.33 ± 0.5, XY axis

 

*Charpy impact specimens are 5x10mm cross-section un-notched. End-use material performance is impacted (+/-) by certain factors, including but not limited to part geometry and design, application and evaluation conditions, etc.

Application

It is an ideal material for various applications that require a long lifetime in demanding environments.

  • Bearing components
  • Manufacturing cutting tools
  • Surgical instruments
  • Valve components
  • Molds and dies
Technology/Process
  • Metal Binder Jetting

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Nickel-Free Austenitic Stainless Steel (DM Production System)

Material: Nickel-free Stainless Steel

Known for its skin compatibility, excellent corrosion resistance, and good hardness and strength.

Specs

Mechanical properties, solutionized and quenched;

  • Density: 7.70 ± 0.02 g/cc
  • Hardness (HRC): 30.9 ± 0.9
  • Surface vickers hardness*, 0.3kg load* (HV):  313 ± 12
  • 0.2% Yield stress: 585 ± 12 MPa
  • Ultimate Tensile Strength: 1020 ± 15 MPa
  • Elongation: 56 ± 7.5%
  • Young’s Modulus: 198 GPa
  • Charpy Impact**: 400 J

* Surface hardness measured 100 microns from the surface in a polished section
** 5x10mm un-notched bar

Application
  • Biological implants
  • Medical devices
  • Jewelry
  • Watches
  • Wearables electronics
Technology/Process
  • Metal Binder Jetting