Physical Properties

Excellent mechanical properties and corrosion resistance combined with low specific weight and biocompatibility.
Parameter As Built (typical) After Age-Hardening
Tensile Strength XY: 1290 ± 50 MPa; Z: 1240 ± 50 MPa min. 930 MPa; typ: 1100 ± 40 MPa
Yield Strength XY: 1140 ± 50 MPa; Z: 1120 ± 80 MPa XY: min. 860 MPa; typ: 1000 ± 50 MPa ; Z: min. 860 MPa; typ: 1000 ± 60 MPa
Elongation at Break XY: (7± 3 ) %; Z: (10 ± 3 ) % XY: min. 2 %; typ: (13.5 ± 2) % ; Z: min. 2 %; typ: (14.5 ± 2) % ;
Modulus of elasticity XY: 110 ± 15 GPa; Z: 110 ± 15 GPa typ. 110 ± 15 GPa
Hardness typ. 320 ± 12 HV5

Other Properties

Max Operating Temperature approx. 350 °C
Density 4.41 g/cm³
0.159 lb/in³
Relative Density approx. 100 %

3D Printing Details

Technology

DMLS
Possible Post Processing
Appropriate heat treatment to reduce/remove anisotropy in parts
Accuracy
± 50 µm(microns)
Min Wall Thickness
0.3-0.4 mm
Volume Rate
5 mm³/s – 9 mm³/s
Surface Roughness Ra: 6- 12 Microns; RZ: 35-80 Microns

Min layer resolution
30 Microns
Max part dimension

Applications

For engineering-applications which require high performance
> Functional prototypes
> Series-production parts
> Aerospace
> Motorsports
> Biomedical Implants

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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