TruForm Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing

As a 3D printing metal powder supplier, Astro Alloys proudly offers TruForm metal powders from Praxair Surface Technologies to turn your AM needs into 3D reality. As additive manufacturing continues to advance at a rapid rate, it is critical that your powders source continues to advance just as fast. We offer Praxair's comprehensive line of cobalt, iron, nickel, and titanium powders that are spherical in form. 

Gas atomized metal powders specifically designed for additive manufacturing/ 3D Metal Printing

  • Broad product portfolio
  • Customization capability
  • Large lot size
  • Capacity

Engineered for all AM processes

  • Direct metal deposition (DED)
  • Direct metal laser sintering (DMLS)
  • Electron beam melting (EBM)
  • Laser metal deposition (LMD)
  • Metal injection molding (MIM)
  • Selective laser melting (SLM)

Powder Characteristics – Quality & Consistency

Praxair’s cobalt, iron, nickel, and titanium metal powders for additive manufacturing flow easily and deposit evenly. This results in successive layers with consistent density and uniform build rates. This produces products that meet the mechanical, performance, and final part specifications of 3D printed parts.

Additive manufacturing powders are offered in a wide variety of particle size distributions and can be customized for your specific application. Praxair's TrueForm metal powders feature:

  • Approved aerospace-grade
  • Free-flowing
  • Even deposits
  • Fully Dense

Praxair Metal Powders Processing Steps

The process steps involved in the production of TruForm metal powders include

  1. Batching raw materials
  2. Vacuum melting
  3. Pouring the molten metal
  4. Converting the molten metal into droplets via atomization
  5. Collecting the solidified particles
  6. Classifying the size of the powder
  7. Blending to ensure lot homogeneity
  8. Thorough quality inspection and testing
  9. Packaging

Industries Served

Praxair's metal powders are engineered for additive manufacturing applications in:

Additive Manufacturing Resources

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Praxair’s in-house metallurgy QC testing lab tests for multiple variables including full chemistry, flow analysis, density, morphology, and particle size. Certificates of analysis detailing all quality tests are included with each order and offer 100% lot inspection. The Praxair AM Quality Lab is registered as an ISO-9001: 2008, Nadcap AS7101, and AS9100 facility.

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Your time is valuable and working with subpar equipment that leaves you down can cost money and customer relationships. Astro Alloys is a 3D printing metal powder supplier. Contact us today to see how we can provide additive manufacturing powders for your needs.

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