Additive Manufacturing Testing

At Lucideon, our materials and process experts offer a range of Additive Manufacturing supply chain and development support - from materials/powders development and process optimization to quality validation and assurance - with an aim to accelerate additive applications. With our integrated testing and characterization capabilities, our cross-industry knowledge, and on our focus on providing solutions, we can help you:

Forthcoming Webinars:

» Ensuring Quality & Standardization in Powder Metal Input for Additive Manufacturing
   8 December 2016

Also see our Recorded Webinars:

» Additive Manufacturing for the Healthcare Sector - Challenges and Issues
» Additive Manufacturing of Metallic Components - The Metallurgical Perspective

Quality Assurance

Development and Validation of Testing Programs
We can develop customized programs to validate the quality of your component and ensure that it's fit for purpose.

Chemical Analysis

  • Quantitative chemical analysis
  • Carbon sulfur analysis
  • Electron microprobe
  • FTIR
  • Thermal analysis
  • Chemical homogeneity
  • DTA determination of phase transition temperature.

Mechanical Testing

  • ASTM test methods
  • Tensile strength, hardness, fatigue
  • Model comparison/validation
  • 3D Strain analysis
  • Creep/stress relaxation.

Metallurgical Analysis

  • ASTM test methods
  • Microstructural characterization
  • Post-processing assessment
  • Porosity evaluation
  • Characterization on interface layer.

Cleaning Validation

Surface Analysis

Particle Shedding Analysis

Dimensional Validation

Computer-assisted Tomography


In addition to Quality Assurance, we provide a comprehensive range of Additive Manufacturing support, from materials/powders development to process optimization. Click here to find out more.

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Resources

  • White paper

    Additive Manufacturing - A Metallurgical Perspective

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  • Our Expert

    Julius Bonini, P.E.

  • Supply Chain and Development Support

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