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Kursinhalt

  • 1

    Welcome to the AM Academy

    • Introduction

    • Presentation of the AM Academy

    • Before we begin

  • 2

    Introduction to additive manufacturing

    • History and development of additive manufacturing

    • The additive process

    • Use-cases of additive manufacturing

    • Categorization of additive manufacturing processes

    • Plastic as a basic material

    • Review Module 1

  • 3

    The FLM process

    • The machine

    • The process

    • Materials

    • Process properties

    • Pros and Cons

  • 4

    The SLS process

    • The machine

    • Materials

    • The process

    • Process properties

    • Pros and Cons

  • 5

    The DLP process

    • The machine

    • The process

    • Materials

    • Process properties

    • Pros and Cons

    • Review of manufacturing processes.

  • 6

    Design for additive manufacturing

    • Opportunities and potentials of additive manufacturing

    • The additive product development cycle

    • Design for additive manufacturing

    • Process properties

    • Design rules and principles

    • Part optimization

    • Recommended design values

    • File formats

    • The slicing software

    • The machine code

  • 7

    3D scanners in additive manufacturing and practical demonstration

    • 3D scanners in additive manufacturing

    • Using the scanner and software

    • Practical demonstration

    • Review of part design, part data and 3D-scanning.

  • 8

    Finishing and QA in additive manufacturing

    • Removal of support structures

    • Machining

    • Cleaning

    • Coating

    • Influences on part quality

    • In-process monitoring for FLM, SLS, DLP

    • Methods for part testing

    • Examples of QA processes

    • Review of post-processing and QA.

  • 9

    Economic considerations

    • Identification of suitable parts for additive manufacturing

    • Part evaluation matrix

    • Economic aspects of additive manufacturing

    • Legal aspects of additive manufacturing (in Germany)

    • Review of economic considerations.

  • 10

    Open Q&A and feedback session

    • Open Q&A and feedback session