DNV has launched a service specification doc with the goal to help stakeholders throughout the additive manufacturing (AM) worth chain to make sure AM merchandise, property and methods are secure and environment friendly
The specification can help the worldwide oil and fuel and different vitality industries to undertake AM expertise for gaining value and effectivity advantages whereas sustaining security.
Additive manufacturing – the economic equal of 3D printing – is an rising expertise which makes use of 3D mannequin information to manufacture elements, enabling, amongst different advantages, vital value and time financial savings. AM may assist to keep away from lengthy, costly manufacturing shutdowns and scale back supply-chain carbon footprints. Constructing belief in ‘printed’ elements is essential to unlocking this potential.
The service specification (SE) DNVGL-SE-0568 is being launched to outline DNV’s additive manufacturing qualification scheme and supply the idea for acquiring and retaining DNV statements and certificates for the endorsement of services and digital merchandise/companies, qualification of producers, construct processes, elements and half households, AM machine(s) and tools and AM personnel. That is in accordance with the trade commonplace DNVGL-ST-B203, that DNV created for additive manufacturing within the oil and fuel, vitality, digital and heavy trade sectors.
By way of this service specification, DNV offers AM provide chains with assurance that tools for manufacturing printed elements meet excessive requirements of high quality and integrity.
“To allow additive manufacturing expertise’s widespread use and assist it to fulfil its potential in disrupting operations and upkeep in trade, there must be a higher degree of confidence within the merchandise required in its ongoing use,” mentioned Brice Le Gallo, regional director, Power Methods, APAC and director of the World Additive Manufacturing Centre.
“The DNVGL-SE-0568 service specification will be certain that security and high quality requirements for additively manufactured elements are confirmed to, with the intention to construct belief throughout the provide chain and to realize the help and buy-in of finish customers,” concluded Le Gallo.
One of many aims of the CoE is to develop competence together with qualification, certification, and coaching for additive manufacturing. The newly launched service specification DNVGL-SE-0568 fulfils probably the most essential commitments made for the trade when launching the AM CoE.