FDM 3D Printing Material

Stainless steel Ultrafuse® 17-4 PH (1.4542), BASF

FDM material for low-cost, components with high mechanical properties

Additiv gefertigtes Metall Bauteil Ultrafuse 17-4 PH
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  • Tensile strength (ISO 6892-1): 760 MPa
  • Tensile strength: high (>80 MPa)
  • Elongation at break (ISO 6892-1): 4%
  • Yield strength Rp 0.2 (ISO 6892-1): 700 MPa
  • Vickers hardness (ISO 6507-1): 352 HV 10
  • Material data sheet: external link, BASF Forward AM, Ultrafuse® 17-4 PH

Material Type

  • Metal


  • Bead blasting, for robust, non-sensitive and matt surfaces
  • Polishing for high gloss surfaces

Material Color

  • Metal


  • Machine parts
  • Spare parts
  • Tools, gauges and devices


  • Inexpensive, because made with FDM technology

Ultrafuse® 17-4 PH stainless steel from BASF (1.4542), is processed using FDM additive manufacturing technology. Components are printed together with a binder. The parts are then freed from the binder and sintered in a furnace.