Metal 3D printing academy
Get the first experience in metal 3D printing.
Improve your skills and knowledge.
Become a master specialist in additive technologies.
Basic things you should know and always do while operating the 3D printer or dealing with the powders.
Introduction into 3D printing
Information of what is 3D printing, available technologies and materials
Installation. Basic operation, importing models. Supporting and slicing.
What can be influenced by improper part orientation? Surface quality depending on the orientation.
What are they for? Where to put supports. How to reduce the number of supports. How to remove the supports.
Different strategies for different materials
What power and scanning speed should you choose. How to tune the parameters for your material.
What powders are available? How to operate with them? What are the storage conditions.
What can be achieved by post-processing the printed part? How to make setup for the additive manufactured part.
How to control the material properties of the printed part.
Safety instructions for the metal 3D printing.
Starting up with the machine
How to prepare the machine for printing the parts. Connection checks.
A detailed explanation of the available software features.
Operating with the 3D metal printer
How to install the building plate. Height calibration. Removing the powder and parts after printing. Performing actual 3D printing.
Cleaning of the machine
How to clean the machine, to switch to another metal powder.
Actual 3D printing
Printing of sample parts on the real machine, performing support removing and postprocessing.
Simulation before printing
Complex studies for the complicated parts. Error tracking before 3D printing.
Part geometry verification
Verification of a printed part's geometry. Structure analysis.
Protocoling the printing process
How to determine if the part can contain imperfect inclusions based on the print protocol.
Advanced part slicing and preparation
How to achieve faster and more reliable with different scan and slicing strategies.
Advanced practical 3D printing course
Print complex parts to learn the 3D process on the most detailed level.
Service engineers course
Studying the machine
What the machine consists of, main parts. Diagnostics of the machine operation.
Verification of a proper work of the mechanic system.
How to update the software safely. Performing system managements.
Check the optic system, cleaning and calibration procedures.
Installation, calibration and verification of the brand new machine, or verification after the machine has been moved.