Direct Metal Laser Sintering MATERIALS

Metal powder materials are at the first step toward high-quality results. Through extensive testing and validation, Concept Laser metal powders are highly optimized for the LaserCUSING® process, and when paired with it’s corresponding parameter sets, will yield results that meet the highest industry standards.

MATERIALDescriptionUltimate Tensile StrengthYield StrengthElongation at BreakModulus of ElasticityHardnessMaximum Operating TemperatureThermal ConductivityConductivity Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
(CTE)
Stainless Steel 17-4 PH

Excellent weld-ability & corrosion resistance; Cost effective142 ± 7 ksi
(980 ± 50 MPa)
73 ± 7 ksi
(500 ± 50 MPa)
25 ± 5%25 ± 3 msi
(170 ± 20 GPa)
230 ± 20 HV1~1022 °F
(~550 °C)
97 Btu in/(h ft2 °F/in)
(14 W/m°C)
7.8 x 10-6 in/in°F
(14 x 10-6 m/m°C)
Stainless Steel 316LExcellent weld-ability, corrosion resistance & ductility93 ± 7 ksi
(640 ± 50 Mpa)
77 ± 8.7 ksi
(530 ± 60 Mpa)
40 ± 15 %typ. 85 HRB
Aluminum AlSi10Mg


Low weight, high strength, & good thermal properties49 ± 6 ksi
(340 ± 40 Mpa)
36 ± 2 ksi
(250 ±15 Mpa)
1.5 ± 0.5 %120 ± 5 HBW
Inconel 625


High tensile, creep and rupture strengths130 ksi ± 7 ksi
(900 ± 50 MPa)
89 ksi ± 7 ksi
(615 ± 50 MPa)
42 ± 5% 20.3 msi ± 3 msi
(140 ± 20 GPa)
~30 HRC
(287 HB)
~1200 °F
(~650 °C)
Inconel 718


Good tensile, creep & rupture strength; Fatigue resistance142 ± 7 ksi
(980 ± 50 MPa)
92 ± 7 ksi
(634 ± 50 MPa)
31 ± 5%~30 HRC
(287 HB)
~ 1200 °F
(~650 °C)
6.9 – 7.2 x 10-6 in/in°F
(12.5 – 13 x 10-6 m/m°C)
Titanium Ti64


Biocompatible; Corrosion resistance166 ± 9 ksi
(1,150 ± 60 MPa)
150 ± 10 ksi
(1,030 ± 70 MPa)
11 ± 2%16 ± 1 msi
(110 ± 7 GPa)
~400 – 430 HV
(41 – 44 HRC)
~660 °F
(~350 °C)
Cobalt Chrome CoCrMo


High tensile strength & hardness; Biocompatibility174 ± 22 ksi
(1,200 ± 150 MPa)
116 ± 15 ksi
(800 ± 100 Mpa)
24 ± 4%28 ± 3 msi
(190 ± 20 GPa)
35 – 45 HRC2100 °F
(1150 °C)
90 Btu in/(h ft2 °F/in)
(13 W/m°C)
7.6 – 8.4 x 10-6 in/in°F
(13.6 – 15.1 x 10-6 m/m°C)