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On-demand Webinar: AM Processes that Do Not Require Support Structures

In this webinar, learn about powder bed fusion processes and the benefits of a self-supported printing bed.

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Additive Manufacturing Processes that Do Not Require Support Structures

AM Processes that Do Not Require Support Structures

Support structures are common requirements for additively manufactured parts to provide a foundation for overhanging features to be deposited. However, some powder bed processes do not require supports. In this 15-minute lesson originally prepared for the 2021 ASME AM Tech Forum, Director of Engineering Greg Paulsen discusses why some AM processes do not require supports and what that can mean for your 3D printed designs, costs, and production output. Greg will focus on two core technologies: HP Multi Jet Fusion and selective laser sintering.

You can also download Xometry's HP Multi Jet Fusion Design Guide and Selective Laser Sintering Design Guide.

Speaker Biography

Greg Paulsen, Applications Engineering at Xometry

Greg Paulsen leads the Applications Engineering Team at Xometry, working directly with customers on unique projects and sharing the capabilities of Xometry's digital manufacturing platform. He’s an expert in all things manufacturing, from 3D printing to CNC machining, to injection molding and beyond. He is passionate about helping Xometry customers design for manufacturing and get the most out of their projects.

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This article was written by various Xometry contributors. Xometry is a leading resource on manufacturing with CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, 3D printing, injection molding, urethane casting, and more.