MatWeb - Material Property Data Advertise with MatWeb!     Register Now
Data sheets for over 120,000 metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites.
MatWeb - Material Property Data HOME  •   SEARCH  •   TOOLS  •   SUPPLIERS  •   FOLDERS  •   ABOUT US  •   FAQ  •   LOG IN    
Recently Viewed Materials (most recent at top)  

Login to see your most recently viewed materials here.

Or if you don't have an account with us yet, then click here to register.

  Searches:   Advanced  | Category  | Property  | Metals  | Trade Name  | Manufacturer  | Recently Viewed Materials
  
Ensinger PEI
3D Systems LaserForm™ A6 Tool Steel Powder for Rapid Tooling and Rapid Manufacturing
Categories: Metal; Ferrous Metal; Tool Steel; Air-Hardening Steel; Cold Work Steel

Material Notes: Parts fabricated from this rapid prototype metal material are actually a blend of stainless steel and bronze. The part is built with steel and subsequently infiltrated with bronze. A6 is great for producing rapid tooling inserts quickly and inexpensively. Specific applications include complex tooling inserts for injection molding and die casting, small/complex metal parts, and short run manufacturing. Tolerances may be a problem so post-machining may be needed. If this is the case then machining stock should be added the CAD drawings.

For use with Sinterstation® HiQ™ series and other SLS® systems.

    Applications
  • Complex tooling inserts for injection molding and die-casting
  • Conformal cooling or heating channels integrated into tool designs
  • Smaller and complex geometry metal parts
  • Low volume metal part manufacturing

Property data is for sintered and infiltrated parts.

Information provided by Axis Prototypes.

Vendors:
Available Properties
  • Density, ASTM D792
  • Hardness, Rockwell C, ASTM E18, as-infiltrated; polished surface
  • Hardness, Rockwell C, ASTM E18, heat treated
  • Tensile Strength at Break, ASTM E8
  • Tensile Strength, Yield, ASTM E8, 0.2% offset
  • Elongation at Break, ASTM E8
  • Tensile Modulus, ASTM E8
  • Compressive Yield Strength, ASTM E8
  • CTE, linear, ASTM E831
  • Thermal Conductivity, ASTM E457
  
Property Data

This page displays only the text
of a material data sheet.

To see MatWeb's complete data
sheet for this material (including
material property data, metal
compositions, material suppliers,
etc
), please click the button below.

Manufacturer Notes:
3D Systems Corporation

Category Notes
none

Some of the values displayed above may have been converted from their original units and/or rounded in order to display the information in a consistent format. Users requiring more precise data for scientific or engineering calculations can click on the property value to see the original value as well as raw conversions to equivalent units. We advise that you only use the original value or one of its raw conversions in your calculations to minimize rounding error. We also ask that you refer to MatWeb's terms of use regarding this information. Click here to view all the property values for this datasheet as they were originally entered into MatWeb.

 

COMSOL BASICS
Please read our License Agreement regarding materials data and our Privacy Policy. Questions or comments about MatWeb? Please contact us at webmaster@matweb.com. We appreciate your input.

The contents of this web site, the MatWeb logo, and "MatWeb" are Copyright 1996-2017 by MatWeb, LLC. MatWeb is intended for personal, non-commercial use. The contents, results, and technical data from this site may not be reproduced either electronically, photographically or substantively without permission from MatWeb, LLC.