BASF Ultrafuse® 17-4 PH

An ideal stainless steel for high-strength and stiff parts, capable of withstanding the harshest operating conditions thanks to its excellent corrosion and heat resistance.

Why choose BASF?


BASF 3D Printing Solutions bundles BASF research capabilities with experience in industrial applications to offer customers a one-stop shop for all additive manufacturing technologies. 


Freedom to design complex metal geometries

BASF Forward AM Ultrafuse® Support Layer

Pair Ultrafuse® 17-4 PH with its metal-optimized support material, printable with Ultimaker print core DD 0.4.

Ultrafuse® Support Layer filament from BASF Forward AM creates an interface layer between metal support and metal model. This means you can confidently design complex geometries for stainless-steel parts, with supports that can be removed with a tap after sintering.

Ultimaker print core DD, plus Ultrafuse® 17-4 PH and Support Layer materials are included in the Ultimaker Metal Expansion Kit – now available for purchase in Europe.

Featured applications

    "Working together with Ultimaker has been very productive and insightful. In a short period, we have been able to realize great results and we will continue to work on building an open system solution."

    - Tobias Rödlmeier, Business Development Manager, Metal Filament, BASF 3D Printing Solutions