Removal of part from build plate with wire EDM, bandsaw, or flush cutting tool
Feed cylinder increments up placing powder in front of the recoater.
Recoater moves across the feed cylinder delivering powder to the build cylinder.
Laser fuses the cross section of the part.
Build cylinder increments down one thickness layer.
The process is repeated until the volume of the part is fully built.
The build cylinder raises up and the build plate is removed.