TRAINING COURSE – Maintenance of powder bed systems and powder handling | Operator Powder Bed Fusion – Laser Beam Part 5

The seminar imparts the necessary knowledge on the special features of systems for powder bed-based additive manufacturing and on the handling of powders. The knowledge gained will be applied in practical exercises at the ifw Jena facilities.

The seminar is part of the Operator Additive Manufacturing training and can be taken individually or as part of the complete training.

The training for Operator Additive Manufacturing PBF-LB is based on guideline EWF-AM-QUAL-003-19. The seminar corresponds to Competence Units 21 and 48.


  • Special features of powder bed plants
  • Necessary maintenance work on the equipment after the production process
  • Removal of protective glass and cleaning of nozzles
  • Consumables for different machine parts
  • Cleanliness and operational readiness of the optical system
  • Calibration of the equipment
  • Detect and eliminate wear
  • Occupational safety during maintenance of the equipment
  • Sources of faults on the equipment
  • Technical documentation of powders
  • Handling powders of different materials
  • External influences on powder and effects on processing
  • Storage and preparation of powders
  • Practical exercises on the equipment of the institute


October 6, 2022


ifw Jena, Andreas Lüderitz
Tel: +49 3641 204-145
Fax: +49 3641 204 110


Per single seminar: € 400,- (incl. exams)
Complete training: € 2.000,- (incl. exams)


Günter Köhler Institute for Joining Technology and Materials Testing GmbH
Ernst-Ruska-Ring 3, 07745 Jena, Germany

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