In-process Monitoring and Detection of Cross-contamination in Laser Powder Bed Fusion Additive Manufacturing

KittA new article by Mahdi Jamshidinia
Applications Engineer, EWI

In-process monitoring during additive manufacturing can predict part quality and increase the efficiency of any required post-process inspection. This paper describes the use of a photodetector to identify and quantify cross-contamination during laser powder bed fusion as well as the use of computed tomography and metallurgical analysis to verify predictions of part quality.

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