Direct Deposition 3D Printing for Manufacturing and Remanufacturing

Direct Deposition 3D Printing for Manufacturing and Remanufacturing


Upcoming Course Date


Training Duration

40 Hrs

Full Fee


Funding Support

Up to 90%

Training Mode



Entry Level, Aspiring Professional

Direct Deposition 3D Printing for Manufacturing and Remanufacturing


Additive manufacturing, commonly coined as ‘3D printing’, is an increasingly popular technology for the new age Digital Manufacturing involving the generation of parts and features from computer-aided drawings (CAD) in a typical layer by layer manner using various forms of materials from metals to polymers. A direct deposition is one of the many forms of additive manufacturing and in this course, the focus is on the laser blown powder technique for the manufacturing and/or remanufacturing of metal-based components – where a laser is used to melt metal powders delivered by a flowing gas to form first a melt pool which solidifies to create layers of deposition on a workpiece. It is synonymous with laser welding with a powder feedstock. This free-form fabrication method can be employed for a wide range of generative and regenerative applications such as feature addition and/or repair of components, coatings for functional purposes, on top of new component manufacturing, and across various industries – aerospace, automotive, marine and offshore, energy and infrastructure, heavy machinery, etc. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Learn the fundamentals of direct deposition and the laser blown powder (LBP) process – underlying concepts, key process inputs and outputs, system technology, and possible applications 
  • Gain practical skills in the required programming, as well as pre-and post-process activities to generate simple build geometries 
  • Acquire the know-how to draw input-output relations and in perform first-pass quality assessments for an actual deposition process
  • Learn key process risks/hazards and best practises pertaining to system and operational health, safety and environment (HSE), as well as gain knowledge on the necessary licences and approvals to run an LBP process


International Participant: S$2,808/pax w/GST 

Singapore Citizen (39yo or younger) or SPR: S$842.40/pax w/GST 

Singapore Citizen (40yo or older): S$317.54/pax w/GST 

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs: S$317.54/pax w/GST 

Fees reflected are inclusive of 8% GST (in 2023).

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