Fatigue Behavior of Additively Manufactured Steel with Dr. Antti Järvenpää

As the TTU Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series heads into its final Spring 2021 lecture on Thursday, April 22nd, participants have been learning from some of the world’s most experienced AM educators and instructors. Next week will be a deep dive into 3D printing with metal with Dr. Antti Järvenpää.

Anyone can attend this free lecture, from anywhere via the Zoom video platform: tntech.zoom.us/j/432789883 at 11AM Central Time on Thursday, April 22.

Antti Järvenpää, Ph.D., Research Director of Future Manufacturing Technologies, University of Oulu, Finland will present on the Fatigue Behavior of Additively Manufactured Steel. In this talk, Dr. Järvenpää shares his research into the quality of printed metal (it is similar in strength to wrought metals) as well as the reliability of it. He has some excellent photos that show the surface roughness of various metal AM methods (Binder Jetting, Joule Printing, Electron Beam Powder Bed Fusion (E-PBF), Powder DED -Directed Energy Deposition-, among others). Plus, some “3D printed eye candy” with exquisite finished prints (just one below) for attendees to see.

Image Courtesy: Future Manufacturing Technologies, University of Oulu, Finland

If you have wanted an understanding of metal materials, how to post-treat metal prints to overcome defects, and to explore how metal additive manufacturing is continuing to evolve and improve as a manufacturing method, this talk is one to put on your calendar. 

You can read more about Dr. Järvenpää’s work at this University page: Future Manufacturing Technologies (FMT) research group or the Nordic Community for Fast Steel Heat Treatments which is dedicated to creating a better world by decreasing the environmental load caused by steel manufacturing, fabrication and use of steel-based applications.


Details on the first three lectures are linked below:

Please visit the College of Engineering at Tennessee Tech page for all the details on the Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series for Spring 2021. The full archive of past additive manufacturing webinars is here.

The Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Virtual Lecture Series is partially funded by the NSF Award 1601587, “AM-WATCH: Additive Manufacturing-Workforce Advancement Training Coalition and Hub.

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