The MPIF says that it is running a tutorial covering metal additive manufacturing (AM) during the AMPM2019 show, taking place from 23–26 June in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

The tutorial, taking place from 1.30–4.30 pm on Saturday 23 June, will be conducted by Todd A Palmer, The Pennsylvania State University and Joseph T Strauss, HJE Company Inc.

This tutorial will cover determining process options, uses, properties, applications, and opportunities for cost-effective AM, the MPIF says, and is suitable for engineers, business managers, procurement managers, component designers, and technicians.

Subjects covered include:

  • Overview of metal AM processes (fusion and solid state)
  • Powder feedstock characteristics
  • Fusion-based metal AM processes
  • Beam-material interactions and rapid solidification mechanisms)
  • Non-fusion metal AM processes
  • Sintering and solid-state transformations
  • Post-processing, properties and performance.

This story is adapted from material from the MPIF, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.