Elektron® MAP+91

Elektron® MAP+91 is a gas-atomized, magnesium-alloy powder, specifically designed and optimized for additive manufacturing applications.

Description

Elektron® MAP+91 is based on a standard magnesium casting alloy, Elektron® AZ91 (ASTM: AZ91E), a lightweight alloy designed for aerospace and structural applications.

Elektron® MAP+91 powders are available in particle size distributions of 20 to 63 µm and 44 to 160 µm. Custom particle size distributions are also available.

Elektron® MAP+91 is designed and optimized for various additive manufacturing applications.

  • Selective Laser Sintering
  • Direct Metal Laser Sintering
  • Electron Beam Melting
  • Laser Engineered Net Shapes
  • Direct Metal Deposition
  • Cold Spray Deposition
  • Friction Stir Additive Manufacturing
  • Other Additive Manufacturing Technologies

Elektron® MAP+91 Particle Size

Apparent
Density
Tap
Density
Flow
Rate

Laser Diffraction Size

D10 D50 D90
[g/cm3] [g/cm3] [s/50g] [µm] [µm] [µm]
20 to 63 μm 0.95 1.1 160 27 40 59
44 to 160 μm 0.97 1.1 73 55 94 153

Elektron® AZ91 Chemistry (AZ91E)

Element Symbol Specification
[wt. %]
Typical
[wt. %]
Aluminum Al 8.5 to 9.5 9.0
Zinc Zn 0.45 to 0.9 0.5
Manganese Mn 0.17 to 0.3 0.2
Magnesium Mg Balance Balance