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3D printing technology has an increasingly important part to play in the medical sector. Made-to-measure implants produced directly from digital data open up greater scope for product personalization. Successful application examples also include 3D printed models used to plan surgical procedures.

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Series of a connection bracket manufactured with HP's Multi Jet Fusion technology

Why CT perfectly complements additive manufacturing

For additively manufactured components with complex geometries, conventional test methods reach their limits. Using the example of housings intended…

SLM technology in medical and dental technology

SLM technology in medical and dental technology

SLM technology is becoming increasingly important in the manufacture of dental components. Learn why SLM titanium implants are a promising approach…

SURFAST® technology a real innovation

SURFAST®: Feasibility study proves numerous advantages

In a feasibility study carried out in cooperation with the Hightech Zentrum Aargau AG, different methods for modifying surfaces were compared. This…

Some examples of the parts produced for this project.

Prototypes with ROHS and ULV0-94 standards

A company in the field of medical innovations approached Prototech Asia with a challenging project. The company needed several assembled parts, some…

Rapid tooling for plastic injection

In 25 days from order validation to delivery

A medical company approached Prototech Asia with specific requirements for end user parts. The Rapid Tooling solution allowed delivery in 25 days and…

A Renishaw Medical and Dental Implant inside Rösler tumbler. (Renishaw, 2017)

Surface finish of cranial implants

RENISHAW-skull implants get the right finish with a mass finishing system from RÖSLER. The proportion of manual rework was reduced from a total of…

Close-up of laser sintered metal molds for fabrication of EPP foam ©Rober Hofmann GmbH

New potential for particle foams with additive manufacturing

Thanks to the combination of the particle foam EPP and the free design possibilities of 3D printing in toolmaking, an innovative lifestyle product…

Printing process of the individually manufactured shoe sole

Customized shoe soles in silicone

German RepRap's new LAM technology enables 3D printing of silicone using materials from The Dow Chemical Company. With this technology, customized…

Fig 1: Computer simulation of the surgical guide on the dorsal aspect of the radius

Surgical guide for corrective osteotomy

An individually adapted surgical template was developed for the operation of an osteotomy correction. The guide fits closely to the radial bones and…

KUMOVIS 3D printer for high performance plastics

Realization of 3D printer for medical applications

Time and cost revolution in operational theatre: New 3D printsytem enables additive manufacturing of implants from high performance plastics…

Yuniku Scanner - Images courtesy of HOYA Vision Care

Revolution in the eyewear industry: Yuniku

Yuniku, the world’s first 3D-tailored eyewear to introduce vision-centric design — and an open digital platform that allows any eyewear brand to do…

Application sample of coronect cardiobelt made in 3D printed mould

New, cardivascular chestbest from 3D printed mould

The Bavarian, mechatronic development and manufacturing partner GBN System has executed several functional samples in additive manufacturing for the…

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