Materials for Metal Additive Manufacturing

Extensive selection of quality-tested materials: EOS metal powder materials for optimum product properties from DMLS (Direct Metal Laser Sintering) using Additive Manufacturing.

EOS has an extremely high level of materials expertise and a comprehensive portfolio of sophisticated metals for direct metal laser sintering (DMLS) using Additive Manufacturing. Our materials, systems and process parameters are perfectly matched, allowing excellent reproduction of the defined property profiles. What is more, EOS is constantly refining its high-tech materials based on specific customer requirements.

For the production of metal components using DLMS (Direct Metal Laser Sintering), EOS offers a comprehensive selection of metal powders ranging from aluminium, maraging steel and high-grade steel through to titanium as well as nickel and cobalt chrome alloys. This allows highly individualized products to be manufactured in exceptional quality.

We will be more than happy to provide intense advice and support when it comes to selecting materials. In this way, you benefit from our longstanding experience and our high-grade, extensively quality-tested materials so as to be able to meet your design, development and production goals.

  • Materials expertise developed continuously over a period of more than 20 years
  • Materials, systems and process parameters are harmonized for excellent results
  • Very high degree of flexibility in design and development
  • Matching materials ideally support the required product property profiles
  • EOS materials are able to meet most requirements
  • Efficient production processes and high-tech materials allow economical production of innovative components according to the very highest industry standards
Technical Data
Product class  Product name  Material type*  Typical applications 
Maraging steel   EOS MaragingSteel MS1  18 Mar 300 / 1.2709  Series injection molding tools; mechanical parts 
EOS MaragingSteel MS2**  EN 1.2709  Series injection molding tools; mechanical parts 
Stainless steel       EOS StainlessSteel GP1  Stainless steel 17-4 / 1.4542  Functional prototypes and series-production parts; mechanical engineering and medical technology 
EOS StainlessSteel PH1  Hardenable stainless steel 15-5 / 1.4540  Functional prototypes and series-production parts; mechanical engineering and medical technology 
EOS stainlessSteel 316L  1.4404 / UNS S31673  Lifestyle: jewellery, functional elements in yachts, spectacle frames, etc.
Aerospace: supports, brackets, etc.
Medical: functional prototypes and series-production parts in e.g. endoscopy and orthopedics 
EOS StainlessSteel 316L VPro  1.44.4/UNS S31673  Economic material for volume production of sinter metal components for the automotive industry 
EOS StainlessSteel CX  Tooling grade steel Manufacturing of injection moulding tools for medical products or products from corrosive plastics 
EOS StainlessSteel 17-4PH  Stainless steel 17-4PH / 1.4542 / X5CrNiCuNb17-4 ASTM F899-12b  Medical instruments (surgical tools, orthopedic instrumentation) Acid- and corrosion resistant parts 
Nickel alloy  EOS NickelAlloy IN718  Inconelâ„¢ 718, UNS N07718, AMS 5662, mat. # 2.4668  Functional prototypes and series-production parts; high-temperature turbine components 
EOS NickelAlloy IN625 Inconelâ„¢ 625, UNS N06625, AMS 5666F, mat. # 2.4856
etc.
Functional prototypes and series-production parts; high-temperature turbine components
EOS NickelAlloy HX UNS N06002 Components with severe thermal conditions and high risk of oxidation, e.g. combustion chambers, burner components, fans, roller hearths and support members in industrial furnaces
Cobalt chrome EOS CobaltChrome MP1 CoCrMo super alloy, UNS R31538, ASTM F75 Functional prototypes, series-production parts, mechanical engineering, medical technology, dental
EOS CobaltChrome SP2 CoCrMo super alloy Dental restorations (series-production)
EOS CobaltChrome RPD CoCrMo super alloy Removable partial dentures
Titanium EOS Titanium Ti64 Ti6Al4V light metal Functional prototypes and series-production parts; aerospace, motorsports etc.
EOS Titanium Ti64ELI Ti6Al4V ELI Functional prototypes and series-production parts in medical technology
EOS Titanium TiCP** TiCP Grade 2, 3.7035, ASTM F67 (UNS R50400), ISO5832-2) Medical implants (trauma plates, CMF Implants, spinal cages, dental implants)
Aluminium EOS Aluminium AlSi10Mg AlSi10Mg light metal Functional prototypes and series-production parts; mechanical engineering, motorsports etc.
EOS Aluminium AlF357 AlSi7Mg0,6 light metal Aerospace and automotive
Refractive Metals EOS Tungsten W1 Pure tungsten Thin walled parts for use in guidance structures in x-ray imaging such as anti-scatter grids

* Material in accordance with respective standard
** Currently under development