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Outokumpu: Bringing a new dimension to Additive Manufacturing with stainless steel powders

Text and Images: PM Review, 2 November 2023

“It, therefore, came as a surprise when PyroGenesis announced in late May 2023 that it had signed a contract to deliver 5 tonnes of titanium metal powder. The anonymous client, who Dattilo only reveals to be “an American advanced materials firm,” also signed an option for an additional 6 tonnes of Ti.”

Outokumpu Oyj, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, is the largest producer of stainless steel in Europe. The development of a new atomisation plant in Krefeld, Germany, marks the company’s entry into the field of metal powders, with the Additive Manufacturing market in its sights.

Here, Outokumpu’s Andoni Sanchez-Valverde Erice, explains how spherical stainless steel powder feedstock can offer high-quality, customisable and sustainable solutions. He also introduces 904L powder, a super austenitic stainless steel, as an alternative to nickel-base alloys in highly demanding applications.

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