Arcam Academy

User training classes for Arcam EBM Systems

Welcome to the starting point for you to begin your journey into the Arcam Academy world. From here you will be able to gain knowledge and experience about your Arcam products. From here you will be able to gain knowledge about the Arcam products.

Arcam Academy offers a wide range of training sessions within the EBM field. By taking part in one or several sessions you will soon master your EBM system.

We look forward to welcoming you to Arcam Academy - your partner in EBM education!

Training Program

Arcam Academy offers various training sessions to the end users of the Arcam EBM Systems. Participation in the training program ensures a safe and efficient handling of your Arcam systems.

The trainings are offered at different levels according to the end user professional role and experience, e.g. Operators, Engineers and Maintenance personnel.

Central hosted trainings at Arcam are done on the latest machine generation and the most recent software release. Where applicable documents and training material will include information about older machine families. Customized training sessions on older machine generations can be provided upon request, please contact your Arcam representative or Arcam Academy directly.

For detailed information about each session see our "Schedules"

  • Fundamental information about the Arcam EBM System and its components. The information is distributed via e-learning topics. Completion of selected topics is mandatory prior to attending specific trainings. The e-learning topics are free to run.

    Access to the e-learning topics is given after registration with Arcam Academy. "Training Request"

    Log in to access e-learning topics.

  • Topics

    • Health and Safety
    • Arcam EBM System Overview
    • Software Overview
    • Arcam EBM Machine Hardware
    • Arcam EBM System Accessories
    • Standard Operating Procedure
    • Basic Magics Software

Level 1
  • Basic knowledge about the Arcam EBM System and its hardware components, software handling and daily usage including maintenance. Level 1 training includes three (3) different blocks which correspond to various end user professional roles.

  • Operation and Maintenance (5 days)

    Training the participant on how to handle the Arcam EBM System in a safe and efficient manner on a daily basis. Covering the practical steps in preparing the Arcam EBM Machine for a build, removing the build and preparing for the next build. The training will also include post processing in the means of handling the equipment for powder recovery.
    Understanding the importance of the user maintenance and learning the procedures involved in this maintenance process. This session focuses on practical hands-on experience on how to execute the different steps in the user performed maintenance 

  • Application (3 days)

    Training the participant in the steps and handling of the software needed to create a build file from a CAD-model. Includes the detailed handling of the build file inside the Materialise Magics software (creating of supports, triangular error fixing and slicing). Understanding EBM Control in Simulation mode and how to post-evaluate a build from the system logfiles, build report and defect detector (Arcam LayerQam™). The training includes basic powder metallurgy and insight to material standards.

Level 2
  • Before attending any of the Level 2 sessions, the participant should have conducted corresponding Level 1 training. It is highly recommended to have 3 to 6 months of practical work experience on the Arcam EBM System before attending the training. The experience for the Maintenance training should include daily work on the system and good knowledge about the Arcam EBM system hardware. For the Application training, it is required that you have experience with daily AM design work and a good understanding of the machine hardware handling.

  • Application (3 days)

    A theoretical session focusing on giving the participant a deeper understanding of the build process used in the Arcam EBM machine. Including the underlying heat theory as well as knowledge on process theme set-up. You will learn optimization of parts and build for the best build efficiency. Understand the evaluation of build logs and troubleshooting within the Arcam software LogStudio.

  • Maintenance (5 days)

    Execution of unscheduled maintenance steps.

    Practical session to gain skills on how to handle and maintain the Arcam EBM Machine hardware.

Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

Visitors pledge (NDA) for Arcam Academy participants

By attending an Arcam training session and as a visitor to the Arcam facility, you agree to undertake the following terms and the following  visitors pledge:

  • Any redistribution or reproduction of materials given during the training session without a written approval from Arcam AB is prohibited.
  • Any given information is for the attendee's private use only and shall not be forwarded to any third party.
  • During the visit to Arcam, you might come in contact with and gain knowledge of information that relates to the technical and commercial operations of Arcam AB (publ.), said information comprising a commercial secret falling within the terms of the Act (1990.409) on the Protection of Commercial Secrets.
As a training session attendee, you should be aware that any breach of this pledge may result in a serious loss to Arcam AB (publ.) and that the latter takes a very serious view of such a breach. Be aware that you are always at liberty to question an authorized representative of Arcam AB (publ.) if you should be in any doubt as to whether a specific item of information constitutes a commercial secret or not. You are obliged to consider such information as a commercial secret until you have been informed to the contrary.

Training Sessions

The following sessions are planned in the near future.

To reserve your seat in a training session, please use our form "Training request". Once your request has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation via email.

Arcam Academy claims the right to cancel a session with a two week notification time.

For detailed information about each session see our "Schedules"

Level 1
  • Session 17-9 (week 45 and week 46)

    • Operator and Maintenance (6-10 November)
    • Application (13-15 November) 

  • Session 17-10 (week 49 and week 50)

    • Operator and Maintenance (4-8 December)
    • Application (11-13 December)

  • Session 18-01 (week 03 and week 04)

    • Operator and Maintenance (15-19 January)
    • Application (22-24 January)

  • Session 18-02 (week 08 and week 09)

    • Operator and Maintenance (19-23 February)
    • Application (26 - 28 February)

  • Session 18-03 (week 12 and week 13)

    • Operator and Maintenance (19-23 March)
    • Application (26 - 28 March)

Level 2
  • Application


    • Week 6 (6-8 February)

  • Maintenance


    • Week 47 (20-24 November) (Fully booked)
    • Week 10 ( 5 - 9 March)

General Information

Something to keep in mind when attending a training session

Our training schedule stretches from 8:30 to 16:30 with a 1 hour break for lunch and two shorter breaks for coffee, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

Coffee, sweets and lunches are included for the participants.

During specific sessions of Arcam Academy we will allow photos/videos. Please respect that photos/videos are not allowed within the rest of the Arcam premises.

Free WiFi is available for our guests.

For the practical sessions, we recommend a casual dress code.
Safety shoes (toe cap) is mandatory in the work shop, bring your own or borrow slip-on galoshes from us.
Gloves and a breathing mask will be handed out whenever neeeded.

Arcam AB, Mölndal, Sweden

Where we are


Get Directions

Public Transportation

From Gothenburg city center: Tram lines 2 and 4 towards Mölndal.
The tram stop is called Krokslätts Fabriker and it takes about 20 minutes.
Various types of tickets are available, where the easiest is to use the app “Västtrafik To Go” (available for Android and iOS).
Alternatively, a pre-charged ticket-card can be bought in various shops around the city and in the Pressbyrån kiosk at Landvetter airport.


Local Navigation

If you are arriving with Tram, it is a short walk from tram stop to our Arcam office - see map to the right for details.

For visitors arriving with their own car. There is a Visitors parking lot available just outside of the Arcam entrance.
Ask for parking permit in the reception.


Recomended hotels

The below listed hotels offer discounted room rates, just refer to "Arcam" when you place your booking directly to the hotel.

Small family oriented hotel just a few blocks from the attractions and restaurants.
~15 minutes from Arcam headquarters by tram.
Hotel Lorensberg

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Located in the heart of Gothenburg close to shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
~15 minutes from Arcam headquarters by tram.
Elite Park Avenue

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Best Western Plus Hotel Mektagonen is a 4-star hotel where all rooms have a fully equipped kitchenette, sofa bed, dining table.
~15 minutes walk from Arcam headquarters.
Best Western, Mektagonen

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Located in the heart of Gothenburg close to shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
~15 minutes from Arcam headquarters by tram.
Hotel and Ristorante Bellora

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