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DRIVE AM Youngstown – Laser Powder Bed Fusion Foundation Course

August 08, 2024 | Categories: Industry Event

DRIVE AM Youngstown - Laser Powder Bed Fusion Foundation Course

When

Aug 8, 2024 - Aug 9, 2024    
All Day

Event Type

This course is provided through DRIVE AM funding and is a collaborative effort between America Makes, Tailored Alloys, W.M. Keck Center, and the the Youngstown Business Incubator. NO FEE FOR PARTICIPANTS.

This is an in-person course. Seating is limited.

Day 1: August 8 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Day 2: August 9 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Why take this course:

  • Understand laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) far beyond what is provided during machine training by OEMs
  • Develop foundational knowledge of LPBF process control
  • Gain realistic hype-free understanding of the unique challenges and advantages of LPBF

Training Topics:

  • 6 subsystems of LPBF machines
  • 5 major factors of build success
  • Prepare and print a file process technology
  • Pre-build quality control (machine, feedstock, scanner, laser function)
  • Considerations for adopting LPBF

Course Outline: 1.5 consecutive days, in-person

Each participant will prepare a build to include part orientation, support creation, scan strategy adjustment, and build simulation. Participants take home the metal part they print!

This course is provided through DRIVE AM funding and is a collaborative effort between America Makes, Tailored Alloys, W.M. Keck Center, and the the Youngstown Business Incubator. NO FEE FOR PARTICIPANTS.

To register, email htaylor@tailoredalloys.com