This document specifies requirements and describes aspects for the lifecycle management of metal feedstock materials for powder based additive manufacturing processes. Those aspects include: Powder properties, Powder lifecycle, Test methods and Powder quality assurance. Note : This document can be used by manufacturers of metal powders, purchasers of powder feedstock for additive manufacturing, those responsible for the quality assurance of additively manufactured parts and suppliers of measurement and testing equipment for characterizing metal powders for use in powder-based additive manufacturing processes.
AM; Powder; QA
There is no International Standard for Powder Life Cycle Management available yet. Such a Standard will fill an existing gap for powder quality assurance in the AM industry. Once approved, this standard will carry to designation ISO/ASTM 52928.
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this