Shape up: Learn why particle shape and size are critical for Additive Layer Manufacturing

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Additive Layer Manufacture, or 3D-printing, represents a step change in component design and supply chain resilience. However, the quality of the component and the financial viability of the process is dependent on the quality of the input material. For metal components the input material is metal powder with defined particle size and shape. This webinar will discuss the relevance of these properties to the additive manufacturing process and how to measure them using laser diffraction and optical imaging techniques.


Dr. Robert Taylor - Product Technical Specialist – Laser Diffraction and Analytical Imaging

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- Who should attend?

  • Additive Manufacturing Scientists and Engineers
  • Metal powder producers
  • Machine/Powder handling equipment manufacturers
  • Anyone interested in the science behind Additive Manufacturing

- What will you learn?

  • What is additive layer manufacturing and why is it interesting?
  • What are the challenges related to the powder feedstock?
  • How can particle size and shape analysis help?
  • What techniques can be used for particle size and shape analysis?