Technical Insight into Additive Manufacturing


Delivered live from the home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), this online session gives you the opportunity to see and hear presentations from the expert Additive Manufacturing (AM) team about the routes into AM, and discuss the benefits and design possibilities.

Is this course for you?

Would you like to discuss…

  • Entering into Additive Manufacturing but needing to learn more about the benefits and design possibilities?
  • Expert opinions regarding the associated processes, software/hardware and materials?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to either of the above, then this course is definitely for you.

Delivery Virtual Classroom

Duration 1.5 Hours
Cost £95+VAT
Level Introduction

Target Audience

This virtual classroom session is aimed at business leaders, decision makers and anyone with an interest in learning more about Additive Manufacturing.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the current state of AM
  • Compare AM with conventional manufacturing
  • Identify the unique opportunities that AM allows
  • Consider the various design strategies used in AM
  • Compare the different processes
  • Recognise the required build preparation steps
  • Identify the relevant material considerations and the effects of material quality on the final build
  • Recognise the post-processing/inspection requirements and challenges in AM

Course Content

This virtual classroom course will provide you with the insight into:

  • The principles of AM
  • The skills required for each step of the process
  • The different processes and their characteristics
  • The approaches to design for AM

As this live virtual classroom is designed to have limited group sizes, it enables participants to ‘ask the expert’ questions specific to their needs. Therefore, this provides a great opportunity to participate and receive additional benefits over a traditional webinar.