EN ISO 17295:2023

Additive manufacturing - General principles - Part positioning, coordinates and orientation (ISO 17295:2023) EN ISO 17295:2023

Publication date:   Jun 15, 2023

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jan 18, 2023


CEN/TC 438 Additive Manufacturing

European Norm

25.030   Additive manufacturing



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This document provides specifications and illustrations for the positioning and orientation of parts with regards with coordinate systems and testing methodologies for additive manufacturing (AM) technologies in an effort to standardize the method of representation used by AM users, producers, researchers, educators, press/media, and others, particularly when reporting results from testing of parts made on AM systems. Included specifications cover coordinate systems and the location and orientation of parts. It is intended to be in accordance with the principles of ISO 841 and to clarify the specific adaptation of those principles for additive manufacturing.

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EN ISO/ASTM 52921:2016


EN ISO 17295:2023
60.60 Standard published
Jan 18, 2023