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BioDur® 108 for Additive Manufacturing

Webinar on-demand from our additive manufacturing experts

Investigating An Essentially Cobalt-and Nickel- Free Alloy for Patient Sensitivities and Changing Regulation


During this webinar, Gaurav Lalwani, Ph.D., Medical Applications Development Engineer, and Ron Aman, Ph.D., AM Technology Center Manager, discuss BioDur 108, an FDA approved, essentially nickel- and cobalt-free alternative to other stainless steel options, currently used for several medical applications such as implantable orthopedic devices, high-strength surgical instrumentation and orthodontic devices. In this webinar, we discuss the latest developments on BioDur 108 for additive manufacturing with a focus on powder chemistry and 3D printed components on a Laser Powder Bed Fusion machine. Our preliminary results showcase the realization of cold work properties in a 3D printed component.

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BioDur®108 Medical Solution

Powerful Stainless Steel for High-Quality Manufacturing

Nickel sensitivity in the United States is estimated at 12% by the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), and exposure to nickel ions released from the normal wear of medical implants can lead to adverse side effects. BioDur 108® offers a solution—an essentially nickel- and cobalt-free alternative to other stainless steel options.

  • FDA-approved & EU MDR compliant 
  • Essentially nickel-free stainless steel alloy
  • Strong and corrosion-resistant
  • Developed in response to patient allergies
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