Using a thermal imaging camera, in-situ process monitoring of the direct metal laser sintering process can be achieved. These measurements reveal the thermal profile in metal 3D printed parts enabling process optimisation and model validation.

Thermal Imaging of the DMLS Process

 

Dr. Paul Hooper, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Using a thermal imaging camera, in-situ process monitoring of the direct metal laser sintering process can be achieved. These measurements reveal the thermal profile in metal 3D printed parts enabling process optimisation and model validation.