Powder Bed Fusion 

PBFPowder Bed Fusion is another additive manufacturing technique. PBF produces 3D components by selectively melting and fusing powders, a layer at a time. The powder is melted and fused using either an electron beam (EB-PBF) or a laser (L-PBF). A variety of complex geometries can be manufactured using PBF that are not possible to manufacture with conventional manufacturing techniques. The PBF output is often referred to as a ‘near-net shape’ because they require further actions to achieve the end product.

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