Design Rules for Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion


Upon completion of this course you will be able to prepare a model fit for submission to a bureau to be manufactured using Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion.

Is this course for you?

Are you a design engineer interested in creating products using Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion?

Do you want to prepare designs for submission to a bureau and be sure they will be approved?

Delivery Online learning

Duration 1 Hour
Cost £49.99+VAT
Level Advanced

Target Audience

This Online Learning course is aimed at Design Engineers looking to prepare models for manufacture using Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion at an external bureau.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Outline the unique considerations a designer must deal with in order to create an effective Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion design
  • Implement effective design adjustments in order to optimise key features (which would otherwise affect buildability)
  • Identify methods to optimise a design for post-processing and inspection
  • Apply process-specific design rules for Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion to example 3D models

Course Content

  • 1 Introduction
    -How does Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion work?
    -Introduction to designing for Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
  • 2 Designing for Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
    -What do I need to understand as a designer?
    -What is unique about Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion?
    -Overall guidelines and insight
  • 3 Process-specific design rules (Design for Manufacturing)
    -Design considerations
    -Design for Inspection
    -Design for Post-Processing
  • 4 Application
    -Selecting correct adjustment
    -Selecting complete design most suited to Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion
    -Case study based decision-making activity