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Webinar Series

Impact of ISO/ASTM Standards on Product Realization

October 04, 2022

About the Webinar

ASTM International and ISO have been working on developing additive manufacturing standards to drive industrialization of AM. More than 40 standards have been published and 70 more standards are currently under development. This webinar will provide an overview about the status of ISO/ASTM International additive manufacturing standards and how these standards can be used effectively to produce AM parts for industrial applications.

Complimentary Webinar

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, the attendees will have developed an understanding of:

  • Status of AM standards development by ASTM International and ISO
  • Using Standards to create work instructions
  • How standards can reinforce the quality management system
  • How you can get involved in the standards development activity

Who Should Attend

Manufacturing Engineers, Research Engineers, AM Process Engineers, AM Managers


Shane Collins is a senior associate consultant for Wohlers Associates, powered by ASTM International. In this role, Shane is responsible in leading best-in-class advisory services for the additive manufacturing and advanced manufacturing industries. The services include, but are not limited to, custom training, standards education, support of certification needs, and beyond. He is a 20-year veteran of the additive manufacturing industry holding various positions in product management, business development and operations for both 3D printing machine manufacturers and tier 1 part suppliers in both polymers and metals. In previous roles Shane’s teams produce production quality level aerospace parts for many of the Primes and while working at CalRAM was instrumental in their Nadcap accreditation for laser and electron beam powder bed fusion operations. He’s led many metal powder bed fusion standards and holds the position of Chair of the ASTM F42.07 on additive manufacturing Applications and was formerly for 10 years, Chair of F42.05 on Materials and Process. Shane was presented the ASTM Robert F. Painter Memorial Award in 2017, the ASTM Award of Merit in 2018 and has the honorary title of Fellow, the highest ASTM recognition. He is co-author on publications in the powder bed fusion of 17-4 stainless steel, nickel alloy 625 and nickel alloy 718. Shane graduated from Purdue University in 1980 with a BS in Management. Prior to joining ASTM, Shane was the V.P. of Additive Industries of North America, Inc and the General Manager of the Process and Application Development Center in Camarillo, CA.

AM CoE by the Numbers

With decades of experience in additive manufacturing, our team of experts is integral to our work. With team members located throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia, the AM CoE is able to provide agile support for global initiatives.


combined in-kind, government agency, and ASTM investment
projects initiated that will address AM standardization gaps

How can I participate?

  • Support through Research and Development

    Through the AM CoE, research priorities are identified by the top minds in the field and are matched from the start to the standards that need to be generated to ensure the resulting AM technology’s success.

  • Consortium for Materials Data and Standardization

    Consortia for Materials Data & Standardization (CMDS) enables companies of all sizes from across the entire additive manufacturing ecosystem to collaborate on standardizing the best practices for materials data generation.

  • Explore On-Demand Webinars

    The webinar series provides guidance sessions on multiple and diverse topics in AM Design, Fabrication, Post-processing, Mechanical testing, Non-destructive evaluation, Applications, and Qualification and Certification.

  • Education & Workforce Development

    Comprehensive program that educates and trains the additive manufacturing workforce at all levels, while continually incorporating new advances to respond to industry needs and leverage standardization, certification, and AM CoE partner expertise.