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Support Structures and Build Layout Lead to Series of Fails — AM: Why the Failure? #4

A 3D printed piston crown illustrates the iterative path to success often part of laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing.
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Directed Energy Deposition (DED) Error Turns Nozzle Into Chess Piece — AM: Why the Failure? #3

Chess pieces are often 3D printed as demo parts, but this one was an accident! What happened? The answer involves heat transfer.
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Metal 3D Printed Part Has Unplanned Feature, Not Part of the Design — AM: Why the Failure? #2

This component for the oil and gas industry features a shelf through the lattice structure that does not appear in the CAD model. How did it get there? The answer does not involve STL, but we talk about that anyway.
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Video: Why the Failure? First Episode of Our New Series About Process Challenges in AM

Professor of additive manufacturing Tim Simpson joins me to talk about 3D printing fails and what they teach. Follow #AMWTF on LinkedIn, where we will debut each new failed build ahead of every episode.
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