As a basis for establishing processing guidelines, the process parameters and in particular the volumetric polymer discharge must first be controlled. For this purpose, both the areas of stationary and non-stationary strand deposition are considered. This enables the technology-specific design and processing limitations to be investigated. These limitations include the minimum manufacturable overhang angle, the maximum manufacturable hole diameter and the minimum manufacturable wall thickness. In order to demonstrate the specific design limitations, all geometries are manufactured without the use of a suitable support material. The results are evaluated both after FDM fabrication and after the debindering and sintering process. Important variables are the evaluation of warpage or distorsion and defects in gerneral occuring in the components.