The Webcast originally broadcast on Tuesday, September 27, 2016
It’s not just a matter of plug and play when using a metal additive manufacturing machine. Improper use can lead to injury or worse. These tips will help ensure you are working safely with your 3d printing system.
What you will learn
- How to handle material safely
- Safe operation of the equipment
- How to ensure environment safety
Paul Bates, Manager, UL Additive Manufacturing Competency Center (AMCC)
Paul Bates is an industry-recognized Additive Manufacturing veteran. Bates joined UL in 2014 after serving 20+ years at Reebok where he guided the global athletic footwear leader’s Additive Manufacturing Lab and 3D CAD Team as the Director of Advanced Process Engineering. He holds a BS degree in Design Technology from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green OH, as well as a Master’s Degree in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix. A 2012 recipient of the Additive Manufacturing User Group (AMUG) “Dinosaur” Award and an acting AMUG Vice President, Bates is fluent in numerous AM processes, including SLS, FDM, and PolyJet. In addition to teaching multiple UL AM Training Program courses, Paul oversees the day-to-day operation of the UL AMCC facility.
Perry Leggett, Leader of the Applications Engineering Team, Concept Laser Inc.
Perry Leggett is the leader of the applications engineering team at Concept Laser Inc. He has in-depth experience across various industries, with a comprehensive background in automotive, as he is also a BMW Master Technician. Perry is a resident expert in metal AM technologies and various alloys. He is currently completing his Ph.D at Southern Methodist University’s Center for Laser Aided Manufacturing and is based out of Dallas, TX, the headquarters of Concept Laser Inc.
Leslie Langnau, Managing Editor, Design World
Leslie has more than 20 years experience as a technical editor and trade journalist. She has reported, investigated, and written extensively on the following subjects: mechanical automation, industrial networking, additive manufacturing, and automation controls. She has a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University.