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Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion

LB-PBF or Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion, also known as Selective Laser Melting (SLM), is the most known metal Additive Manufacturing technology. With an installed base of several thousand systems, the technology is now widespread and used in many applications in production. This report section gives a broad overview of the state of the art of Laser Beam Powder Bed Fusion.