Powder Handling and Flow for Additive Manufacturing: Short course

by The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology

Registration is now open for this popular short course; The aim: to guide delegates through the critical aspects of powder handling and management to enable them to identify potential problems and learn how to avoid or overcome them.

Dates: 12 – 16 July 2021

Time: 14:00 – 17:00 hrs each day (UK time)

Delivery method: MS Teams

This course is presented by a world leading team of experts from Industry, who will be able to deliver the latest understanding on the subject and to respond to your queries.

During the week you will learn about:

  • Recycling and quality issues when dealing with powders in the AM process;
  • Potential for contamination and oxidation;
  • Standards for AM powders
  • Key Health and Safety considerations;
  • Introduction to handling processes; understand the principles for reliable flow, powder properties and pneumatic conveying operation issues.
  • Quality considerations, such as sampling, electrostatics, powder evolution and quality loss.

Sufficient time is provided to discuss operational issues with the presenters and other delegates.

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at anyone working in powder based additive manufacturing, particularly with metal or plastic powders.

The panel of experts includes:

Dipl.-Ing Claus Aumund-Kopp,Group Leader for AM at the Fraunhofer IFAM Institute in Bremen, has worked with metal powders for AM powder bed fusion and AM binder jetting approaches for over fifteen years.

Dr Neil Harrison, Materials Development Manager at Carpenter Additive, has over 5 years of academic and industrial experience in metal powder AM, including work on alloy design, powder behaviour and powder evolution.

Richard Farnish, Senior Consultant Engineer at the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, University of Greenwich, has worked internationally on design and troubleshooting of bulk solids handling as a commercial consultant and research expert for over twenty years.

Registration is now open. Book your place here

Course fees are £775 per person, discounted for multiple registrations from the same company.

For enquiries please contact the Wolfson Centre wolfson-enquiries@gre.ac.uk+44 20 8331 8646


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