According to the new work item proposal, the standard would cover the principal considerations that apply to the design, fabrication, and assessment of parts produced by additive fabrication. It would specify terms and definitions, deal with the fundamentals of the processes involved, and specify their requirements and selection criteria. It would also specify relevant quality parameters and explain in detail component testing and the drawing up of supply agreements. Additional information would address safety-related and environmental aspects.
The proposed standard would:
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