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This article provides a brief overview of additive manufacturing (AM) of tool steels via various AM technologies such as laser powder bed fusion, electron powder bed fusion, blown powder directed energy deposition, and binder jet AM. The discussion includes process overview and covers the mechanism, advantages, and applications of each of these techniques.

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Peeyush Nandwana, Additive Manufacturing of Tool Steels, Additive Manufacturing Processes, Vol 24, ASM Handbook, Edited By David L. Bourell, William Frazier, Howard Kuhn, Mohsen Seifi, ASM International, 2020, p 366–373,

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