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Injection molding helps make healing fun

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

As most health care practitioners know, getting a patient to follow directions is often the hardest task, especially when you are working with such age groups as the…

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Tips on getting the properties you need from 3D printing materials

Friday, August 21, 2015

At this year’s RAPID show, I had a chance to ask Carl Dekker, president at Met-l-flo Inc. on what engineers can do to ensure their chosen printing materials…

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The additive manufactured implant
made of a biocompatible titanium alloy
was placed in the skull of a patient in
Argentina who required it after strokerelated
surgery. (Courtesy of Novax DMA).

Additively manufacturing a cranial implant

Monday, August 17, 2015

Cranial Implants must meet many stringent criteria. In the case of an Argentine patient who required a particularly large implant after stroke-related surgery, the project called for a…

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Additive manufacturing moves beyond the “cool” phase

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The next trend you’ll find with Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is the growth of additive services. Part of this growth is driven by customer…

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Paper based 3D printing reduces surgical time

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Time is critical when a patient is undergoing surgery. The longer the patient’s internal tissue is exposed, the greater the risk. The sooner a patient can be closed…

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How additive technology will affect manufacturing

Monday, August 10, 2015

For 16 years, ExOne has focused its efforts on developing additive machines for use in manufacturing. ExOne President Dave Burns explores this shift of 3D printing into additive…

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Strong growth forecast for 3D printing in metals

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

According to IDTechEx technology analyst Rachel Gordon, 3D printing in metals is one of the fastest growing segments of the 3D printing (3DP) / additive manufacturing (AM) industry….

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Master Class: How to use 3D printing for injection molds

Thursday, July 30, 2015

While not the most glamorous or “sexy” application for 3D printing, using this technology to obtain molds for injection molding is one of the key applications of this…

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Use your 3D printing skills to help differently-abled veterans

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Over the years, there have been a number of heart-warming stories about innovators and engineers using 3D printing to design prosthetics and other systems that help veterans regain…

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Make it clear: choices for 3D printing transparent parts

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

How would you go about 3D printing a transparent product? You have a few choices in either material selection or 3D printing process. Creating a perfectly transparent product,…

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