ASTM WK56649

    New Guide for Standard Practice/Guide for Intentionally Seeding Flaws in Additively Manufactured (AM) Parts

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F42.01 | Committee F42 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    Identify flaw types and provide best practices for reproducing them into the additively manufacturing process for use in the evaluation of 3D metallic printed objects.


    flaws; nondestructive testing; nondestructive examination; seeding;


    Industry does not have a process(s) to identify, create, and evaluate potential anomalies created during the 3D melt/sinter process.

    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:
    Benjamin Dutton

    Draft Under Development