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    EOS 3D Printing Metal Materials

    AlSi10Mg and AlSi7Mg0.6
    Aluminum for
    Additive Manufacturing

3D Printing With Aluminum

Aluminum’s material characteristics make it ideal for many applications in many industries, for example aerospace and automotive.

EOS’ aluminum family of powders encompasses the AlSi10Mg and AlF357 alloys which are typical aluminum-silicon casting alloys. These powders are designed and tested for use on EOS’ metal systems.

All EOS aluminum powders are shipped with an inspection certificate (according to EN 10204, Type 3.1) showing the results of the extensive QA testing not only of the powder itself, but also of test parts built on a dedicated system with a dedicated process.

EOS also offers a wide range of validated processes for each of the above materials. These offer the optimal combination of parameters (e.g. laser power, layer thickness, etc.) in order to ensure that the properties of the 3D printed part are consistently achieved.

EOS Aluminum AlSi10Mg

Parts printed using EOS Aluminum AlSi10Mg offer good strength, hardness and dynamic properties as well as good thermal properties and low weight.

Typical Part Properties

Chemical composition in compliance with AlSi10Mg
Ultimate Tensile Strength  460 MPa
Yield Strength  245 MPa
Elongation @ Break 5 %

 

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EOS Aluminum AlF357

Parts printed using EOS Aluminum AlF357 offer a combination of low weight, corrosion resistance and high dynamic load bearing capacity.

Typical Part Properties

Chemical composition in compliance with AlSi7Mg0.6, SAE AMS 4289
Ultimate Tensile Strength  330 MPa
Yield Strength  260 MPa
Elongation @ Break 11 %

 

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