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KBM Advanced Materials helps additive manufacturing, metal injection molding, 3D metal printing, metal spray coating, and other advanced manufacturing companies grow their business. We are a direct sales business model offering a unique distribution network to companies in need of metal powder supply.

Our purpose is simple: to provide our customers with high-quality powdered alloys backed by an excellent customer experience.

Serving the Unique Needs of Advanced Manufacturing

As an industry-leading metal powder supplier, KBM has transformed the way metal powder is sold. Our expertise in the advanced manufacturing space makes us uniquely qualified to help our customers grow their businesses. We work with industry-leading manufacturers from around the globe so you can always have reliable product availability.

With the growth of advanced manufacturing industries, the need for a more reliable supply chain model is increasing. With KBM, you can easily access quality materials that meet the needs of your project's specific requirements.

  • High Quality Metal Powder

  • Varying Requirements by Production Method and Industry

  • Flexible Financing Arrangements

  • Single Source for Multiple Suppliers

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Laser Bed Fusion

Also referred to as Selective Laser Melting (SLM) or Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS), Laser Bed Fusion (LBF) is an additive manufacturing technique that uses a strong laser to selectively fuse metal powder layers, producing dense and intricate 3D objects with excellent mechanical properties. LBF offers many advantages including reduced material waste, design freedom, quick prototyping, and the ability to create lightweight yet durable components, which is why it’s used by additive manufacturing companies for the aerospace, medical, and automotive industries. Find metal powder suppliers for LBF at KBM.

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Metal Injection Molding

In Metal Injection Molding (MIM) additive manufacturing process, metal powder and a binder material are combined to create a feedstock which is then solidified in a mold to create the desired object. MIM is excellent for producing high-precision, small to medium-sized metal objects after debinding and sintering. This technique is widely used in the medical, electronics, and automotive industries by additive manufacturing companies thanks to its ability to work with a variety of metals and complex designs, near-net-shape manufacturing, and cost effectiveness for mass production. Browse MIM metal powder at KBM today.

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Binder Jetting

Binder Jetting is a popular AM method that’s known for its high speed, reduced material waste, material flexibility, and cost-effectiveness for producing prototypes and end-use parts. In Binder Jetting, a liquid binding material is deposited onto a bed of metal powder layer by layer and then sintered to produce a 3D object. Binder Jetting has found favor at additive manufacturing companies for applications in many industries such as tooling, automotive, and aerospace for a variety of applications, including the production of full-color prototypes and end-use parts. See KBM’s collection of Binder Jetting powder.

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Direct Energy Deposition

Directed Energy Deposition (DED) is a 3D printing method that utilizes a focused energy source, such as a laser or electron beam to melt and fuse metal powder, resulting in highly accurate objects with a controlled grain structure. DED is an excellent choice for large-scale manufacturing and is frequently used by additive manufacturing companies for the production of massive, customized parts with minimal tooling and the repair of high quality functional parts in a variety of industries. Discover metal powder suppliers for DED metal powder.

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Electron Beam Melting

Electron Beam Melting (EBM) is an AM technique that uses a high-energy electron beam guided by a magnetic field to melt and fuse metal powder layer by layer in a vacuum. This method yields complex, nearly net-shaped objects at exceptional speeds with minimal deformations, and requiring little to no support structures, which is why it’s preferred by additive manufacturing companies for industries such as aerospace, healthcare, and defense. Some of its popular applications are surgical implants, engine parts, and tooling. Explore EBM and other metal powder products now.

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A Supplier You Can Rely On

You need a supplier that understands your needs, stocks inventory from qualified producers you trust, and is ready to quote and ship right away. KBM prides itself in being all three.

KBM offers a practical and easy online ordering process for the raw materials that additive manufacturing companies and other advanced manufacturing markets need. We have multiple supplies in different alloys, standards, and size fractions — and we're always expanding our selection.

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Order Today with KBM

Go ahead and create an account, find your metal powders, and place an order today. For additive manufacturing companies, KBM is your reliable online supplier for both low minimum orders or regular bulk orders.

We offer automatic renewal plans, inventory financing, and access to multiple producers through a single source. Set up a consultation today.

  • Orders shipped within 48 hours
  • Automatic Renewal Plans
  • Inventory Financing
  • Access to multiple producers through a single source