Cheap but difficult to use
Under normal circumstances (temperature and pressure), this gas is inert, and when subject to high temperatures, it can become active influencing the result. It is usually used in the PBF 3D printing process, exclusively for stainless steel products. It is also used for the inerting of metal powders in the storage phase.
Argon for additive manufacturing
Thanks to its chemical-physical characteristics, Argon is a frequently used gas in the additive manufacturing processes. It's mostly used for those materials that are particularly reactive with oxygen or other air components.Read more
Helium for Additive manufacturing
Helium is an absolutely inert and very light gas. Its chemical and physical characteristics make it ideal for both PBF and DED 3D printing processes, but it is very rare and expensive, so it is mainly used in EBM processes given the low gas consumption that this process has. In DED processes it is often used mixed with other gases.Read more
Sanarc H for Additive manufacturingRead more