Work Item
ASTM WK78378

New Specification for Additive Manufacturing for Automotive -- Qualification Principles -- Generic Machine Evaluation and KPI Definition for PBF-LB/M Processes

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research and implementation of technology through the development of standards for additive manufacturing technologies. The work of this Committee will be coordinated with other ASTM technical committees and other national and international organizations having mutual or related interests.


AM; LPBF; qualification; KPI


In the context of Automotive this document provides a methodology to evaluate PBF-LB/M AM- machines on an objective basis. Additional to that the document provides guidelines for machine production KPIs used in procurement, production planning and production to improve the understanding between machine manufacturer and user. Note that once approved, this standard will carry the designation ISO/ASTM 52945

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


Developed by Subcommittee: F42.07

Committee: F42

Staff Manager: Pat Picariello

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 09-21-2021

Technical Contact: Shane Collins

Item: 001

Ballot: F42.07 (21-04)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution