Materialise Masterclass in Metal 3D Printing

Shorten the learning curve with our Masterclass in Metal 3D Printing. Learn the best practices for implementing metal AM into your facility and gain deep insights to optimize your processes and use of tools.

Who should attend

Professional users of metal 3D printing looking to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the different aspects and challenges of metal AM, with a specific focus on laser melting technology. Suggested for users with zero to two years of experience.

Learning goals

  • Shorten the learning curve for metal AM proficiency from at least three months to two days
  • Gain the knowledge to improve printing processes and understand errors and how to repair them

Training format

Course topics

Introduction to metal AM

Discuss market insight, opportunities, and applications

Laser melting process

Understand the entire process as well as residual stresses, their origins and their consequences

Machine components

Learn about recoating systems, optics gas flow, and interactions in build chambers


Experience how a 3D printing factory manages metal AM

Metal AM powder

Examine various materials, their properties, and how to safely handle and recycle them

Design considerations

Discover technology limitations and design guidelines with examples

Orientation & positioning

Find out best practices and influencers of orientation and positioning with group practice

Support generation

Pick up tips and tricks on the role of supports and their parameters

Process considerations

Discuss melt pool influencers, part defects, and the link between processes and part density

Scanning strategies

Explore various vector creations and their impacts on part properties


Learn about common practices including how to apply heat treatment and its effects


Ask questions relevant to you


Online: EUR 1,040 / USD 1,260 per person

In-person: EUR 1,040 / USD 1,260 per person

The Masterclass is very helpful for people looking to learn about metal 3D printing from A to Z. I am sure what I’ve learned here will consistently help me in my daily work.

— Seo K Min Hwang, Winfosys

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