ASTM WK26433

    New Terminology for Directed Energy Deposition Additive Manufacturing Technologies

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F42.91 | Committee F42 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    This terminology includes terms, definitions of terms, descriptions of terms, nomenclature, and acronyms associated with directed energy deposition additive manufacturing (AM) technologies in an effort to standardize terminology used by AM users, producers, researchers, educators, press/media and others.


    direct metal deposition; laser engineered net shaping; precision metal deposition; 3D welding

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    April Cooke

    Draft Under Development