3D Printing Services – Direct Metal Lasering Sintering (DMLS)

Cobalt Chrome (CoCrMo)

CobaltChrome are nickel-free (<0.1% nickel content) are charaterized by fine uniform crystal grain structure.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing

Not Suitable For

  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Moving and assembled parts
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)

17-4PH Steel

Characterized by its combination of strength, hardness, and corrosion resistance, 17-4 PH is a stainless steel ideal for a variety of applications—including tooling, molds, and production parts. In its as-sintered state, 17-4 PH material properties consistently meet industry standards.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Moving and assembled parts
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing

Not Suitable For

  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)
  • Low-cost prototype

Stainless Steel 316L (CL 20ES)

Stainless Steel 316L is a robust metal with a rough, pitted surface. Steel is available in a variety of polished and matte finishes, and good for a wide range of applications including jewelry, functional parts, and small sculptures.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing
  • Jewelry, art

Not Suitable For

  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)

Stainless Steel 316L (EOS)

A robust metal with a rough, pitted surface. Stainless Steel 316L is available in a variety of polished and matte finishes, and good for a wide range of applications including jewelry, functional parts, and small sculptures.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing
  • Jewelry, art

Not Suitable For

  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)

Inconel 625 (IN625)

Metal super-alloy with excellent tensile, fatigue, creep, and rupture strength, ideal for high-temperature applications.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing

Not Suitable For

  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)
  • Low-cost prototype

Inconel 718 (IN718)

Heat and corrosion resistant nickel alloy powder which has been optimized.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing

Not Suitable For

  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)
  • Low-cost prototype

Maraging Steel (18Ni300)

Maraging Steel is characterized by having very good mechanical properties, and being easily heat treatable using a simple thermal age-hardening process to obtain excellent hardness and strength.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing

Not Suitable For

  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)

Titanium (Ti61A14V)

Titanium components exhibit a homogeneous, nearly pore-less texture, whereby the mechanical characteristic values lie within the range of the material specifications.

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing

Not Suitable For

  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)

Bronze (Cu90Sn10)

Bronze material is a popular choice in the jewelry and art sectors due to its excellent polish-ability and visual similarity to precious metals.

Suitable For

  • Sales, marketing and exhibition models
  • Jewelry, art

Not Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Complex designs with intricate details
  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)

DMLS Aluminum (ALSi10Mg)

Aluminium AlSi10Mg are ideal for applications which require a combination of good thermal properties and low weight. They can be machined, spark-eroded, welded, micro shot-peened, polished and coated if required.

Available in Metal

Suitable For

  • Functional prototypes and end products
  • Cases, holders, adapters
  • Sales, marketing and exhibition models
  • Form and fit testing
  • Functional prototyping and testing
  • Jewelry, art

Not Suitable For

  • Fine-detail models with smooth surfaces
  • Large models
  • Cavities within design (unless making use of escape holes)