Technical Insight into Design for Additive Manufacturing


Delivered by experts from the home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) the aim of this course is to help you appreciate and contextualise the unique design opportunities opened up by Industrial 3D Printing, as well as considering the challenges which come when designing for this rapidly evolving technology.

Is this course for you?

Would you like to discuss…

  • How the design process differs between conventional and additive manufacture?
  • How a design can be optimised for manufacture through simulation?
  • Exploiting the design freedom of AM?
  • Considerations for manufacturability and inspection?

If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these, then this session is for you.

Delivery Virtual Classroom

Duration 1.5 Hours
Cost £95+VAT
Level Introduction

Target Audience

This virtual classroom session is aimed at Design Engineers who want an initial insight into design for AM.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you will:

  • Discuss AM suitability and reasons for its use
  • Recognise various design strategies used in DfAM
  • Compare design rules for different processes
  • Discuss issues pertaining to Design for Manufacturing (DfM), Design for Post Processing and Design for Inspection (DfI)

Course Content

See objectives above