Materials

Xact Metal provides a wide range of metal powder materials to be used in powder-bed fusion printing. Optimal print parameters and control processes have been developed to ensure as-printed material performance.

Xact Metal partners with industry-leading powder producers, like Praxair Surface Technologies, to offer a wide range of high-quality, certified and proven metal powders. These gas-atomized powders ensure all layers print with consistent density and uniform build rates to deliver mechanical, performance, and final part specifications.

Available Powders

Our high-quality, gas-atomized metal powders are specifically designed for additive manufacturing to support every part you make with capacity, quality, and experience.

 

Aluminum  Metal Powders*

AlSi10Mg

Material Properties
o High strength to weight ratio
o Good thermal properties
o Flexible post-processing
o Good hardness

Applications
o Structural automotive components
o Aerospace applications
o Air ducting systems
o Engine components

Cobalt Metal Powders

CoCr (Co-538-1)

Material Properties

o Can be polished to a high degree
o Biocompatible
o Excellent wear resistance
o High hardness and corrosion resistance

Applications

o Gas turbine components
o Fuel nozzles
o Dental implants
o Orthopedic implants

Titanium Metal Powders*

Ti-6Al-4V

Material Properties
o High strength to weight ratio
o Excellent corrosion resistance
o Low thermal expansion
o Good fatigue resistance

Applications
o Aerospace components
o Biomedical applications including implants and prostheses
o Marine applications
o Gas turbines
o Racing components

Data Sheet

Copper Metal Powders*

C18150 Copper

Material Properties

o High strength and creep resistance
o Excellent thermal and electrical conductivity
o Reduced sticking during welding
o Wear resistant

Applications

o Back-up electrodes
o Circuit breaker parts
o Electrode holders and adaptors
oTransmission devices

UNS C61800 Bronze

Material Properties

o Good corrosion resistance
o Moderately high heat capacity
o Fairly high tensile strength
o Good weldability

Applications

o Valve and pump components
o High-strength fasteners
o Pole line hardware
o Marine equipment

Nickel Metal Powders

Inconel 625

Material Properties
o High strength and creep resistance
o High corrosion resistance
o High performance at elevated temperatures
o Excellent weldability

Applications
o Aircraft ducting and exhaust systems
o Marine propeller blades and mooring lines
o Chemical processing
o Nuclear applications

Data Sheet

Inconel 718

Material Properties
o High strength and creep resistance
o High corrosion resistance
o High performance at elevated temperatures
o Excellent weldability

Applications
o High temperature bolts and fasteners
o Gas turbine components
o Aircraft engine components
o Cryogenic applications

Data Sheet

Certified BEGO Medical Powders

MEDILOY ® S-CO

BEGO MEDICAL
A type 5 cobalt-based dental alloy for printing dental restorations such as crowns and bridges (including metal ceramic), partial denture frameworks, implant prostheses and other orthodontic applications.

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WIRONIUM® RP

BEGO MEDICAL

For 3D printing for removable partial dentures. The non-porous microstructure of the component guarantees ideal fatigue strength of the clasps with above-average fit of the partial denture frameworks

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Iron Metal Powders

316L Stainless Steel

Material Properties
o High hardness and toughness
o High corrosion resistance
o Highly machinable / Can be polished and shot peened
o Good weldability

Applications
o Industrial processing components such as spindles and screws
o Surgical tools
o Maritime components
o Cutlery, kitchenware, and fashion eyewear

Data Sheet

420 Stainless Steel

Material Properties
● High hardness
● Good ductility (annealed)
● Excellent corrosion resistance (polished)
● Must be used below 800 °F (427 °C)

Applications
● Cutlery
● Dental/surgical instruments
● Needle valves
● Shear blades

Data Sheet

M300 Tool Steel

Material Properties
o Very high hardness and strength
o Good corrosion resistance
o Age hardenable
o Good weldability

Applications
o Tool insets for injection moulding and die castings
o High-strength components
o Aircraft landing gear components

Data Sheet

17-4 Stainless Steel

Material Properties
o High toughness and strength
o Good corrosion resistance
o Precipitation hardening
o Versatile in processing

Applications
o Paper mill batch digesters
o Turbine blades
o Food processing equipment
o Marine applications

Data Sheet

15-5 Stainless Steel

Material Properties
o Transverse toughness
o Transverse ductility
o Good strength
o Good corrosion resistance

Applications
o Aircraft components
o Pump parts
o Valves
o Gears

*Only available on XM200G Series

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Our Material Partners

Xact Metal partners with industry leading powder producers, like Praxair Surface technologies and Bego Medical, to offer a wide range of high-quality, certified and proven metal powders. These gas-atomized powders ensure all layers print with consistent density and uniform build rates to deliver mechanical, performance, and final part specifications. 

https://www.bego.com

 

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