EPMA – Additive Manufacturing (AM) Seminar

May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017 to May 19, 2017

Coventry, Coventry, United Kingdom

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EPMA – Additive Manufacturing (AM) Seminar

A two day educational course focussing on all aspects of metal powder Additive Manufacturing

Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, rapid prototyping or freeform fabrication, is the process of joining materials to make objects from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing methodologies such as machining.

The use of Additive Manufacturing with metal powders is a new and growing industry sector with many of its leading companies based in Europe. It has become a suitable process to produce complex metal net shape parts, not only prototypes as before.

Additive Manufacturing has sparked both a design and industrial revolution in various industrial sectors such as aerospace, energy, automotive, medical, tooling and consumer goods. AM technologies for metals are numerous, hence the development of a wide variety of terms and acronyms, but today Additive Manufacturing is the most common term in industry markets while 3D printing is more used in the consumer market.

AM complements other PM technologies such as Hot Isostatic Pressing (HIP) and Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) and offers many benefts, amongst them: increased design, lighter structures, new functionalities, leaner net shape process, fewer tools and shorter production cycle times.

Course Fee

EPMA Members (paid up): €700
Academics (Non-Members): €700
Non-Members: €1000

The course fee includes two night’s accommodation at the hotel (17-18 May 2017), all course materials, coffee breaks, lunches and a dinner on the evening of 18 May.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday 18 April 2017

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Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • What happens when you take the powder out of AM? Charting the rise of wire-based DED with WAAM3D
  • Smart sensor-integrated parts by AM: A look at a novel possibility with industrial applications
  • Tailored materials for AM: How a 'powder kit' can achieve greater material diversity with fewer resources in PBF-LB
  • QuesTek's ICMD: Faster, cheaper, and better alloy development for Additive Manufacturing
  • NanoAL: Alloy development on an open parameter PBF-LB machine, from installation through to Rapid Alloy Screening
  • Using the Six Sigma method to optimise metal powder spreading in PBF-LB
  • Insights from R&D to part production: How CT analysis can advance metal Binder Jetting
  • Corrosion and wear resistence of materials processed by beam-based AM technologies

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