Guido Heunen

The draft ISO/ASTM DIS 52950 'Additive manufacturing - General principles - Overview of data processing' has changed from status DIS ('Draft International Standard'- draft for enquiry, subject to public input) to FDIS ('Final Draft International Standard' - draft for final approval vote).

Guido Heunen

The draft ISO/ASTM CD 52920 'Additive manufacturing - Qualification principles - Requirements for industrial additive manufacturing' has changed from status CD ('Committee Draft' - draft for enquiry, subject to members input) to DIS ('Draft International Standard' - draft for enquiry, subject to public input).

Guido Heunen

The draft ISO/ASTM DIS 52941 'Additive manufacturing - System performance and reliability - Acceptance tests for laser metal powder-bed fusion machines for metallic materials for aerospace application' has changed from status DIS ('Draft International Standard'- draft for enquiry, subject to public input) to FDIS ('Final Draft International Standard' - draft for final approval vote).

Guido Heunen

The draft ISO/ASTM CD 52921 'Additive manufacturing - General principles - Standard practice for part positioning, coordinates and orientation' has changed from status CD ('Committee Draft - the first draft of the standard development committee) to DIS ('Draft International Standard' - draft for enquiry, subject to public input).

Bart Teerlinck

On 16 November the European Committee for Standardization will be organizing an online workshop on pressure equipment standardization.

Thomas Vandenhaute

Embracing the circular economy is a good idea. Understanding the basics of the circular economy is the key to making progress. It ensures you ask the right questions and offers a view of the entire picture.

Thomas Vandenhaute
circular economy

The first standard for the circular economy - BS 8001:2017 - has recently been published and was created with a broad support of key actors in the domain. We went through the document and will provide you with the major insights it has to offer. Furthermore, we will provide examples from industry and link to our experiences, to bring the new standard as close to the activities of manufacturing companies as possible.