Digital Metal® recently launches two superalloy grades for use in extreme environments. The grades are named DM 247 and DM 625.
The unique properties of Digital Metal’s binder jetting technology make it highly suitable for printing superalloys, including non-weldable grades, with near full density.
Superalloys are metal materials that exhibit great strength and corrosion resistance even when subjected to high heat and stress. These properties make them especially suitable for use in challenging applications such as aerospace, automotive and chemical.
Digital Metal’s unique binder jetting technology helps avoid most of these problems by printing in ambient temperature without applying any heat, followed by a separate sintering step.
The DM 247 is based on the non-weldable MAR M247, which is widely used as material for turbine blades and in other applications with elevated temperatures. The DM 625 is an Inconel 625-grade. Its application areas range from seawater applications and chemical processing equipment to nuclear industry and aerospace.