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For many, metal additive manufacturing (AM) means change. It offers unique benefits that enable improvements to high value products in regulated industries, but how can the risks of a change in manufacturing processes mitigated without a deep understanding of the new process? Setting up an AM process that can be validated is far faster and more straightforward when you can leverage data captured over a decade plus of full-scale metal additive manufacturing. Learn from Jeph Ruppert, in a mixture of expertise and solutions how to validate and verify this game-changing technology for your application.

Topics covered include:

  • A comprehensive overview of pre-validation steps
  • A detailed and proven validation strategy (85+ 510(K)s and CE marks and counting)
  • Submission to regulatory agencies and scaling production

Watch this presentation now and discover, in a mixture of expertise and solutions, how to validate and verify this game-changing technology for your application.

Meet the Experts 

Jeph Ruppert, Director, Customer Innovation Center 

Jeph Ruppert

Jeph Ruppert is Director of 3D Systems’ Metals Customer Innovation Center (CIC) in Littleton, Colorado where he channels his passion for enabling better healthcare through innovative technologies. In the CIC, Jeph leads the company’s application development, professional services and training operations for the Americas and Asia within the realm of metal additive manufacturing (AM). Renowned for his expertise in process control, validation and characterization using metal AM within the medical device and other critical application industries, Jeph has supported the manufacture of nearly 1 million medical devices to date and more than 85 customer 510(k) and CE marks. He is a key contributor to regulatory organizations, providing guidance which is helping to shape industry standards. Jeph received his Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Economics from the University of Colorado - Boulder, and writes and speaks frequently sharing his expertise in metal AM.Webinar: Accelerating your Journey to Validated Metal AM Production