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Introduction to Additive Manufacturing

Introduction to Additive Manufacturing

Learn the basic understanding of additive manufacturing technology, and help you realise the potential of AM for your business.

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  • Introduction to Additive Manufacturing Course Outline

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    This 1 day training course will offer delegates insights into the history and the reality of 3D printing — the processes, materials and applications. No matter what your skill level or understanding of Additive Manufacturing is, there will be plenty in here to meet your needs.

    Subjects covered include:

    • Materials available
    • Applications of 3D printing
    • Variety of additive manufacturing technologies
    • History of 3D printing
    • Process of designing for AM
    • Business case studies
    • Limitations and benefits
    • Industries using AM successfully
    • Benefits/pitfalls of AM
    • Why utilise AM
    • + much more!

    For further details get in touch with our team.

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  • Training Day

    Course Times

    The schedule may be subject to change

    9:30am Arrival
    11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break
    1.00-2.00 Lunch
    3.00 - 3.15 Coffee Break
    5.15 Finish
    What's Included?

    Everything you need for a great day's training

    • Stationary

    • Free Parking

    • Friendly Atmosphere

    • Refreshments & Lunch

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Are food allergies catered for?

      If you have a specific food allergy, then please let us know as soon as you book the course so that we can cater to you. If your allergy is severe, we recommend telling your trainer at the start of the course so that they can advise other delegates.

    • Can you come to our offices?

      Yes – we offer on site training courses. All laptops are provided for training and will be bought to your site with trainer.

    • Do I need to bring my own laptop?

      We provide all of our delegates with a laptop or desktop computer, depending on where the training is taking place.

    • What if I have special requirements?

      If you have any special requirements, such as dietary or access please get in touch with our training team before your course.

  • The Highest Standards, The Happiest Customers

    "Support throughout"
    From meeting Revathi who listened to my requirements, to then being introduced to Richard, discussing technical capabilities of various 3D printing technologies. The professional service and experience was seamless throughout.
    Rob Ellis | Director | Carbotech
    "Invaluable training"
    The training was well delivered and easy to understand. At the end I was provided with the tools necessary to not allow me to operate the machines safely but produce great parts.
    Rupesh Chudasama | Additive Manufacturing Scientist | Smiths Interconnecters

What is Introduction to Additive Manufacturing training?

If you are looking to delve in to the world of Additive Manufacturing we understand that it can be quite daunting, especially with so many different technologies out there. This course will give you a basic understanding of each of the main technologies on the market with their pros and cons, as well as what materials you can use and typical applications for each of the technologies.

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What are the benefits of Introduction to Additive Manufacturing training?

This course will give delegates an overall understanding of lots of different Additive Manufacturing technologies, rather than honing in on just the one. This gives you the broader knowledge when making important AM decisions for your business such as the right technology/3D printer fit for the job, or what materials to use in a certain application e.g metal form tooling. Although just a one day course, you will still come away with in-depth knowledge on the history of 3D printing and the 21st century reality of it too.

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