Stainless Steel 316L DMLS

Stainless Steel 316L stands out as a corrosion-resistant alloy, renowned for its durability and versatility. Composed of iron, chromium, nickel, and molybdenum, it offers exceptional resistance to corrosive elements, making it a preferred material across diverse industries. One noteworthy application of Stainless Steel 316L is its utilization in Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS). In DMLS, Stainless Steel 316L alloy plays a crucial role in additive manufacturing, where powdered metal is precisely fused layer by layer using a laser. This process results in the creation of intricately designed components with high structural integrity.

Stainless Steel 316L's incorporation in DMLS process ensures the production of robust and corrosion-resistant parts, making it ideal for applications demanding both strength and resistance to harsh environmental conditions. Its extensive utilization in advanced manufacturing underscores its importance in the creation of intricate and dependable components for industries demanding precision, such as aerospace, medical equipment, and other sectors with stringent requirements.

Stainless Steel 316L DMLS



Minimum Wall Thickness: 1.0mm

Minimum Details Size: 0.1mm

Max Dimensions:  220x220x250 mm

Surface Finish: Smooth Surface

Heat Resistance: 1400 °C




  • Chemical Composition:
    • Iron (Fe): Balance
    • Chromium (Cr): 16.0 - 18.0%
    • Nickel (Ni): 10.0 - 14.0%
    • Molybdenum (Mo): 2.0 - 3.0%
    • Carbon (C): 0.03% max
    • Manganese (Mn): 2.0% max
    • Silicon (Si): 0.75% max
    • Phosphorus (P): 0.045% max
    • Sulfur (S): 0.03% max

  • Tensile Strength: 485 MPa (70,300 psi) min
  • Yield Strength (0.2% Offset): 170 MPa (24,600 psi) min
  • Elongation: 40% minimum
  • Hardness (Brinell): 217 max
  • Density: 8.0 g/cm³
  • Melting Point: 1,370°C (2,500°F)
  • Thermal Conductivity: 16.3 W/m·K at 100°C
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Annealing temperatures between 1,010°C to 1,120°C



  • Surgical implants
  • Aircraft components and structural elements
  • Corrosion-resistant equipment and tanksMarine hardware
  • Pharmaceutical machinery
  • Springs and fasteners
  • Food processing machinery
  • Exhaust systems and components
  • Offshore rigs, pipelines, and processing plants