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Laser Cladding Materials

Our material portfolio is specially selected to meet the needs of our customers and their applications; each material is optimised for our process’ (EHLA and conventional cladding).

All our powders are of the highest quality to ensure optimum performance and reproducibility.

We provide our customers with support on cladding parameters.

Co Based Grades

Powder Type Composition Typical Hardness Particle Size Properties
Stellite 1 Co 30Cr 12.5W 2.4C 1.1Si 55 HRC -125 +45µ
  • Resistant to abrasive grains, erosion and cavitation.
  • Good corrosion resistance.
  • Higher hot hardness value than equivalent Ni base.
  • High hardness up to 730°c.
Stellite 6 Co 28Cr 5W 3Ni 3Fe 1.5Si 1C 1Mo 40 HRC -106 +45µ
  • Good resistance to impact and cavitation.
  • Good general corrosion resistance.
  • Higher ductility than HLC-Co1.
  • Low friction co-efficient.
  • Excellent anti-galling properties.
  • Retained hardness up to 500°c.
  • Most commonly used Co grade.
  • F grade has finer particle size distribution.
  • Up to 800°c
Stellite 6F 50 HRC -53 +20µ
Stellite 12 Co 28.5Cr 8W 1.5Ni 1.4C 1.Si 1Fe 45 HRC -125 +45µ
  • Higher abrasion resistance than HLC-Co6.
  • Higher impact resistance than HLC-Co1.
Stellite 21 Co 27Cr 5.5Mo 3Ni 0.25C 38 HRC -125 +45µ
  • Excellent resistance to hot corrosion and oxidation.
  • Excellent metal-to-metal sliding wear properties.
  • High ductility and impact resistance.
  • Thermal and mechanical shock resistant.
  • Up to 1100°c.
T400 Co 29.5Mo 9Cr 2.7Si 0.5Ni 53 HRC -125 +45µ
  • High corrosion resistance.
  • Excellent high temperature oxidation resistance.
  • High resistance to wear and galling.
  • Resists fretting.
  • Good hot hardness.

Fe Based Grades

Powder Type Composition Typical Hardness Particle Size Properties
316L SS Fe 12Ni 17Cr 2.5Mo 2.3Si 1Mn 160 HV -106 +45µ
  • Resistant to corrosion, pitting and intercrystalline corrosion up to 400°c.
  • Particularly suited to chloride environments.
  • Good impact resistance.
  • Easy machinability.
431 SS Fe 16Cr 2Ni 0.2C 450 HV -106 +45µ
  • Superior corrosion resistance compared to 403, 410, 420 and 430 type steels.
  • High wear resistance.
410L SS Fe 12.5Cr 0.5Si 0.1Mn 220 HV -106 +45µ
  • 13% Cr Steel for surfacing on similar Cr steels and cast steels.
  • Temperatures up to 450°c.

Ni Based Grades

Powder Type Composition Typical Hardness Particle Size Properties
Inconel 625 Ni Cr21.5 9Mo 3.5Nb 1.5Fe 55 HRC -90 +45µ
  • Excellent corrosion resistance.
  • High temperature oxidation resistance.
  • Resistance to stress corrosion cracking.
  • Good wear resistance and high ductility.
Hastelloy C276 Ni 16Cr 15.5Mo 4W 3Fe 40 HRC -106 +45µ
  • Excellent corrosion resistance in hot acids, chlorides and chlorine contaminated media.
  • Resistant to wet chlorine gases.
  • Resistant to pitting, crevice corrosion and stress corrosion cracking.
NiCrBSi Ni 10Cr 3Si 2.5Fe 2Bn 30 HRC -150 +45µ
  • Good corrosion and wear resistance.
  • Good machinability.
NiCrBSi Ni 10Cr 3Si 2.5Fe 2Bn 40 HRC -150 +45µ
  • Good corrosion and wear resistance.
  • Higher hardness than HLC-Ni30.
NiCrBSi Ni 10Cr 3Si 2.5Fe 2Bn 50 HRC -150 +45µ
  • Excellent oxidation and wear resistance.
  • Resistant to abrasive grains, erosion and cavitation.
NiCrBSi Ni 10Cr 3Si 2.5Fe 2Bn 60 HRC -150 +45µ
  • Excellent oxidation and wear resistance.
  • Resistant to abrasive grains, erosion and cavitation.
  • Higher hardness than HLC-Ni50.

WC Mixed Grades

Powder Type Composition Typical Hardness Particle Size Properties
Spherical WC 40(HLC-Ni40) 40 HRC -106 +45
  • Very hard phase material (WC) and corrosion resistance matrix material.
  • Excellent slurry erosion resistance.
  • High hardness and wear resistance.
  • Can be finished with diamond abrasives to a high quality finish.
Spherical WC 40(HLC-Ni50) 50 HRC -106 +45
Spherical WC 40(HLC-Ni60) 60 HRC -106 +45