Metal comparison chart

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Why offer different layer thicknesses?
The thinner the layer thickness, the higher the definition of the part. Depending on the project, a greater layer thickness, adapted to the geometry, can help to control a budget.

Material guide
Non-contractual document – Values given as an indication.

Technology Material Layers Platform size Z-Height Maximum part height Density Medical
Food contact
Mechanical properties Corrosion resistant Heat resistance
Laser
Fusion
Chrome Cobalt 20 and 40 μm 250 x 250 mm 220 mm Between 180 mm and 200 mm
depending on the geometry
of the part.
Solid parts: ±180 mm
Thin parts: ± 200 mm
8,29 No
Magnetic
+++ +++ +++ +++
Inconel 718 20 μm 8,15 No
Magnetic
++ +++ +++
Steel PH1 20 and 40 μm 7,8 Magnetic ++ + ++
Titanium 30 and 60 μm 250 x 250 mm 328 mm Between 280 mm and 300 mm
depending on the geometry
of the part.
Solid parts: ±280 mm
Thin parts: ± 300 mm
4,4 No
Magnetic
+++ ++ +++
Steel 316L 20 and 40 μm 7,9 No
Magnetic
+ + ++ +
Aluminium 30 and 60 μm 2,7 No
Magnetic
++
Maraging steel
MS1
20 and 40 μm 8 Magnetic +++ +
40 μm 400 x 400 mm 400 mm 350 mm 8 Magnetic +++ +