CEN ISO/ASTM TR 52905:2023

Additive manufacturing of metals - Non-destructive testing and evaluation - Defect detection in parts (ISO/ASTM TR 52905:2023) CEN ISO/ASTM TR 52905:2023

Publication date:   Oct 16, 2023

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60.60 Standard published   Jun 28, 2023


CEN/TC 438 Additive Manufacturing

Technical Report

25.030   Additive manufacturing | 77.040.20   Non-destructive testing of metals



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This document categorises additive manufacturing (AM) defects in DED and PBF laser and electron beam category of processes, provides a review of relevant current NDT standards, details NDT methods that are specific to AM and complex 3D geometries and outlines existing non‑destructive testing techniques that are applicable to some AM types of defects.
This document is aimed at users and producers of AM processes and it applies, in particular, to the following:
—    safety critical AM applications;
—    assured confidence in AM;
—    reverse engineered products manufactured by AM;
—    test bodies wishing to compare requested and actual geometries.

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CEN ISO/ASTM TR 52905:2023
60.60 Standard published
Jun 28, 2023