ASTM F2792 - 12a

    Standard Terminology for Additive Manufacturing Technologies,

    Active Standard ASTM F2792 | Developed by Subcommittee: F42.91

    Book of Standards Volume: 10.04


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    Significance and Use

    The definitions of the terms presented in this standard were created by this subcommittee. This standard does not purport to address safety concerns associated with the use of AM technologies. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use of additive manufacturing.

    1. Scope

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

    Note 1—The subcommittee responsible for this standard will review definitions on a three-year basis to determine if the definition is still accurate as stated. Revisions will be made when determined to be necessary.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ISO Standard

    ISO10303 -1:1994 Industrial automation systems and integration -- Product data representation and exchange -- Part 1: Overview and fundamental principles


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.25 (Manufacturing engineering (Vocabularies)); 25.020 (Manufacturing forming processes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F2792-12A

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