3D Printing Metals

Available and under release

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Desktop Studio+ is able to print metal components from the following materials:

Materials Currently Available for Printing

  1. 17-4 stainless steel 17-4 PH is a precipitation hardening steel used in a wide range of industrial applications including those with mildly corrosive environments and high-strength requirements.
  2. 316L stainless steel. Characterized by its corrosion resistance and performance at both high and low temperatures, 316L is a fully austenitic stainless steel ideal for harsh environments.

Materials under Development

Alloy 625 is a nickel-based superalloy characterized by its hardness and abrasion resistance as well as its performance at high temperatures, making it suitable for the most extreme environments. Common Applications:  Jet engines, Navy marine applications, Submarines, Aerospace,  Extreme environment applications, Nuclear reactors, Substitute for tool steel,  Rapid temperature change,Heat treat applications

H13 tool steel. Characterized by its hardness and abrasion resistance, H13 is a hot work tool steel with exceptional hot hardness, resistance to thermal fatigue cracking, and stability in heat treatment — making it an ideal metal for both hot work and cold work tooling applications. Common applications: Extrusion dies, Injection molds, Hot forging dies, Die casting cores, inserts and cavities

AISI 4140. One of the most versatile carbon steels, 4140 is characterized by its toughness, high fatigue strength, and abrasion and impact resistance, making it a great all-purpose steel for industrial applications. Common applications: Jigs and fixtures, Automotive, Bolts/Nuts, Gears, Steel couplings

Copper. Characterized by its electrical and thermal conductivity and ductility, Copper is ideal for electrical equipment, plumbing, and heat transfer. Common applications: Electrical equipment, Heat exchangers, Underground plumbing, Roofing, Cooking utensils, EDM copper electrodes