As ductile as titanium, as light as aluminum

What is Scalmalloy®?

  • Scalmalloy® is world’s first material specifically developed for the ALM process
  • Scalmalloy® is an aluminum-magnesium-scandium alloy with a unique microstructure, strength and ductility compared to other aluminum alloy powders
  • Scalmalloy® is a second generation high-strength aluminum powder developed and patented by APWORKS
  • Scalmalloy® is a material which works on all powder-bed SLM machines in operation since years

What is unique about Scalmalloy®?

Scalmalloy® unites the best of both “worlds” – Titanium and Aluminum

Scalmalloy® offers excellent material properties

  • Very good weldability
  • Very good corrosion resistance
  • Excellent (low) coefficient of thermal expansion
  • Very stable microstructure at high temperatures up to 250°C
  • Excellent characteristics for conventional machining processes
  • Excellent application of various conventional anodizing processes

Scalmalloy® creates added value to your parts and economic benefit to your products

“Combining the benefits of metallic 3D printing with new materials can greatly expand the possibilities for modern components”

Scalmalloy® in various applications

Aerospace – “Bionic Partition”

Automotive – “Heat Exchanger”

Robotics – “Hydraulic Manifold”

Space – “Satellite Panel”

Motorsports – “Bracket”

Others – Light Rider”

How to become a Scalmalloy® user?

  • Standardized Scalmalloy® certification process for all powder-bed SLM machines available

  • Start of production with Scalmalloy® on shortest time

Certified Scalmalloy® manufacturing partners

3D Printing Machines: SLM280, SLM500 4x700W

Maximum Build Space: 500 x 280 x 360 mm³

Materials used: Scalmalloy®, AlSi10Mg, TiAl6V4 ELI (grade 23) Inconel 718, 1.2709, 316L(1.4404)

Production focus: Prototyping and small series production, conventional manufacturing

Post processing: Various post treatment methods available such as, milling, …

Specialties: Offering consulting, design, optimization, printing, mechanical post processing and quality control up to the finished part from one provider

Contact: Neudorf 171 / 8262 Ilz / Austria

+ 43 (0) 33 85/24 570 /


Maximum Build Space: 250 x 250 x 280 mm³

Materials used: Scalmalloy®, AlSi10Mg, TiAl6V4

Production focus: Prototyping and small series production

Post processing: 


Contact: Via 4 Novembre, 37 / A 42022 BORETTO (RE) / ITALY

3D Printing Machines: EOS M400, Concept Laser M2, Concept Laser M2 Dual, Concept Laser X-Line, SLM Solutions 280, SLM Solutions 500, EOS M290, EOS M280, Concept Laser M1

Maximum Build Space: 800 x 400 x 500 mm³

Materials used: Scalmalloy®, AlSi10Mg, TiAl6V4

Production focus: Prototyping and small series production

Post processing: 


Contact: 235, Rue des Canesteu -ZI La Gandonne  / 13300 Salon de Provence / France

Documents and Materials on Scalmalloy®

Scalmalloy® material is designed to be processed using Laser Powder Bed Additive Layer Manufacturing (ALM) processes. Due to the high cooling rates and rapid solidification, a unique microstructure is achieved which rivals the performance of the highest grade aluminium foundry products.

Material Data Sheet – Scalmalloy®

Coupling the material properties with the design freedom provided by ALM processes can enable high performance parts with a level of functionality previously impossible to achieve.

Get more details in our Scalmalloy® Overview

The APWORKS certification process ensures a steady high quality of Scalmalloy® parts guaranteeing that the mechanical properties are met. Parameters are available on all latest powder-bed SLM machines.

Get more details on our Scalmalloy® Certification Process

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