Specifications of AM parts for purchase

Ensure a perfect part definition when buying AM components

Ensure a perfect part definition when buying AM components

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This module is part of a bundled training course, the iAM Quality Manager certificate line.

ABOUT THE COURSE

This paid course highlights situations in which efficient communication is indispensable. The procurement of additively manufactured (3D printed) components requires a high level of information exchange along the entire process chain. Particularly when purchasing AM components, there is often a great deal of uncertainty regarding the requirements and information necessary to achieve a good result without the need for further complex coordination.

During the training, we also discuss, whether make or buy is the right solution for your parts, your situation and the company situation. You will receive a lot of useful information and background knowledge, which should be taken into account when making such a decision.

Duration: 2-day course (4hr each)

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN FROM THE COURSE?

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
You will receive a lot of useful information and background knowledge, which should be taken into account when making such a decision.

Topics to be covered in this course include:

  • AM basics relevant for purchasing
  • Decision in purchasing - Make or Buy
  • Framework documents / standards for purchasing
  • Correct specification of AM components / services

WHAT IS THE COURSE METHODOLOGY?

Participants will learn through lectures, case studies, group exercises and discussions.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?

This course is specially designed for buyers, quality managers, consultants and all other persons who are active at the interfaces between suppliers and customers of AM Parts. 

Prerequisite: None 

WHO IS THE COURSE ADVISOR?

The course content and structure are designed by the domain experts from TÜV SÜD.

With immense experience and knowledge in the relevant standards, our team of product specialists and technical experts at TÜV SÜD, developed the course content based on current business landscape and market requirements.

 

  • What are the benefits of enrolling in this course?
    • You will be given extensive, product-specific compact knowledge about purchasing and data exchange in the additive manufacturing area.
    •  You will get to know standards and guidelines with the help of which you can approach the topic systematically.
    • You gain an understanding of the process steps required from the design of the component to the final result.

 

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