Physical Properties

>Excellent strength combined with high toughness.

>The parts are easily machinable after the building process.
>They have good thermal conductivity and can be easily post-hardened to more than 50 HRC.
>They also have excellent polishability

Parameter As Built (typical) After Age-Hardening
Tensile Strength XY: 1350 ± 100 MPa; Z: 1200 ± 150 MPa XY: 1100 ± 100 MPa; Z: 1100 ± 100 MPa
Yield Strength XY: 1060 ± 100 MPa; Z: 800 ± 100 MPa XY: 600 ± 50 MPa; Z: 600 ± 50 MPa
Elongation at break XY: (11 ± 3 ) %; Z: (24 ± 4 ) % min. 20%
Modulus of elasticity XY: 200 ± 20 GPa; Z: 190 ± 20 GPa XY: 200 ± 20 GPa; Z: 200 ± 20 GPa
Hardness 35- 45 HRC

Other Properties

Thermal conductivity 13-33W/m°C
Max operating temperature approx. 1150 °C
Coefficient of thermal expansion 13.6-15.1 x 10-6 m/m °C
Melting range 1350 - 1430 °C
Density 8.3 g/cm³
Relative Density Approx 100%

3D Printing Details

Technology DMLS
Possible Post Processing machined, spark-eroded, welded, micro shot-peened, polished and coated
Accuracy 20-50 Microns(small parts)
Min Wall Thickness Approx. 0.3 mm
Min Layer Resolution 20 Microns
Volume Rate 1.6 mm³/s – 5.5 mm³/s
Surface Roughness Ra: 4-12 Microns ; Rz: 20-50 Microns

Applications

>Functional prototypes
>Series-production parts
>Mechanical engineering
>Bio medical Applications

Design Guidelines

Min Wall Thickness 0.3-0.4 mm
Min Layer Resolution 20 Microns
Min Detail Size 0.8 mm
Min Hole Diameter 0.8 mm
Min Text Size 2.5 mm
Max Part Dimension 300 mm

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