Process Parameters, Product Quality Monitoring, and Control of Powder Bed Fusion

  • Yanhu Wang
  • Xizhang ChenEmail author
  • S. Jayalakshmi
  • R. Arvind Singh
  • Konovalov Sergey
  • Manoj Gupta
Conference paper
Part of the Transactions on Intelligent Welding Manufacturing book series (TRINWM)


In recent years, metal additive manufacturing technology has sparked a huge change in industrial sectors. Laser Powder Bed Fusion is a well-known additive manufacturing method for producing metallic components. However, drawbacks such as process reliability and repeatability in terms of material properties of the parts produced limits its widespread use. Research on additive manufacturing is hence focused on monitoring and control of the process. In this review, the currently popular additive manufacturing processes such as Selective Laser Melting and Direct Metal Laser Sintering processes are described. The correlation between process parameters and the product quality for monitoring and process control are discussed.


Additive manufacturing Powder bed fusion Process monitoring Process control 



This work is sponsored by the State Agreement (#14.578.21.0228) of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (RFMEFI57817X0228).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yanhu Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Xizhang Chen
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • S. Jayalakshmi
    • 1
  • R. Arvind Singh
    • 1
  • Konovalov Sergey
    • 1
    • 2
  • Manoj Gupta
    • 3
  1. 1.College of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringWenzhou UniversityWenzhouChina
  2. 2.Institute of Rocket and Space Technology, Samara National Research UniversitySamaraRussia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational University of Singapore (NUS)SingaporeSingapore

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