Powders for additive manufacturing

Aubert & Duval is a recognized supplier of metal powders for additive manufacturing, serving demanding markets such as aerospace, energy, medical, defence and automotive.

Thanks to its strong metallurgical and powder atomization expertise, Aubert & Duval develops new grades and optimizes powder performance to obtain the best possible material / process pairs for its customers.

Pearl® Micro Metal Powders for Additive Manufacturing

Aubert & Duval supplies Pearl Micro metal powders for additive manufacturing, based on superalloys and high performance steels.

PEARL® Micro metal powders are tailored for Additive Manufacturing technologies:

  • Powderbed technologies:

– Laser Beam Melting (LBM), also known as Selective Laser Melting (SLM) ,  Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)

– Electron Beam Melting (EBM)

– 3D printing or inkjet metal printing

  • Blown powder technologies: Directed Energy Deposition (DED), also known as Laser Metal Deposition (LMD), or Laser Cladding

Our additive manufacturing powders are suitable for a wide range of markets:

Metal powder range

Our powder range includes Nickel-base alloys, Cobalt-base alloys and steels.

Nickel-base alloys Steels
Pearl® Micro Ni 99 Pearl® Micro 316L
Pearl® Micro Ni 230 Pearl® Micro 17-4PH
Pearl® Micro Ni 247LC Pearl® Micro 420
Pearl® Micro Ni 263 High Speed Steels
Pearl® Micro Ni 276 Tool Steels
Pearl® Micro Ni 625 Specialty Steels
Pearl® Micro Ni 713LC
Pearl® Micro Ni 718 Cobalt-base alloys
Pearl® Micro Ni 720 Pearl® Micro CoCr (F75)
Pearl® Micro Ni 738LC Pearl® Micro 188


Customized compositions for standard alloys and specialty alloys are also available upon request, as well as tailored particle size distributions.

Our metal powders feature:

  • highly spherical powder morphology
  • fully controlled low oxygen and carbon levels
  • no satellites or internal porosities
  • high cleanliness
  • high stability and reproducibility


Contact us to find out more powder@eramet-aubertduval.com

Metal powder manufacturing process

Aubert & Duval supplies 3D printing metal powders made from superalloys and high performance steels.Our metal powder manufacturing process is based on a state‐of‐the art gas atomization method with Argon or Nitrogen, with VIM (Vacuum Induction Melting).

Our factory has EN9100 accreditation for aerospace.

See Also

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Pearl®Micro Ni625

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Pearl®Micro HX

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