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Additive Manufacturing of Steel on Aluminium Bronze Bimetallic Parts

Salient Features:

  • Good metallurgical bonding
  • Controlled heat affected zone
  • Controlled dilution
  • Good interfacial bonding
  • No cracks
  • No porosity
  • No thermal distortion


  • Max. build volume : 300X 300X 300 mm
  • Deposition material : Tool Steel
  • Substrate material : Aluminium Bronze

Work piece accuracies:

Level of Development:


Status of Commercialization:

Ready for Technology Transfer

Major Raw materials Utilised:

  • Tool Steel powders.
  • Aluminium bronze substrates.
  • Argon and Helium gases

Major Plant Equipment and Machines required:

Direct Metal Deposition additive manufacturing machine and General purpose manufacturing  facilities like lathe, milling and grinding machines etc.

Techno economics:

Potential exists for additive manufacturing of complex bimetallic parts. High quality bimetallic parts with good metallurgical bonding can be produced.

Technology Package

Methodology & Process parameters