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Metal AM Tutorial

NEW! Optional Metal Additive Manufacturing Tutorial

Sunday, June 23 (1:30–4:30 p.m.)

Conducted by: Todd A. Palmer, The Pennsylvania State University
                               Joseph Tunick Strauss, FAPMI, HJE Company, Inc.

(Separate registration fee applies.)

This tutorial will provide a basis for determining process options, uses, properties, applications, and opportunities for cost-effective metal additive manufacturing (AM). Individuals who will benefit from the tutorial include engineers, business managers, procurement managers, component designers, and technicians. This course is a must for consumers of metal AM components and organizations that are exploring the opportunities associated with developing their own metal AM facilities.

Registrants will receive a certificate of completion.

Included in the Tutorial:

  • 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



Metal AM Parts