What is Additive Manufacturing?

The standard ISO/ASTM 52900-18 stands for Additive manufacturing - General principles - Terminology. It defines the basic terminology to be used for everything related to additive manufacturing.

Additive Manufacturing (AM)

"Process of joining materials to make parts from 3D model data, usually layer upon layer, as opposed to subtractive manufacturing and formative manufacturing methodologies". Historical terms: additive fabrication, additive processes, additive techniques, additive layer manufacturing, layer manufacturing, solid freeform fabrication and freeform fabrication
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BSc in Additive Manufacturing

The programme participants will unambiguously build both innovation and agility within Waterford  IT (WIT), IT  Carlow (ITC) and  the  new  Technological  University (SETU–from 1st of May, 2022) to  meet  with  regional  and  national  industry  education  and  training  needs.  The intention is to build on the proposed degree and the four associated minor awards at NFQ Level 7 to develop a more comprehensive suite of Additive Manufacturing programmes and awards

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