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.
16. July 2021
In an article recently published in Empa's magazine "Empa Quarterly", it is clearly shown how it goes from a pile of titanium powder to finished printed acetabular cups.
The Swiss m4m Center is dedicated to the technology transfer of additive manufacturing and supports interested companies from the idea to the ready-to-use product. In this article you will learn how we can support you in your project.
23. July 2020
3DCeram has developed a technology based on stereolithography for the production of bioceramic skull or jawbone implants. This technology allows to control the porosity, use calcium phosphates as materials and adapt the implant to the patient.
15. June 2020
For additively manufactured components with complex geometries, conventional test methods reach their limits. Using the example of housings intended for hearing protection and a connection angle, we show you how you can achieve reliable quality assurance despite complexity and structure.
30. April 2020
helpfulETH is an initiative by the ETH Domain and Swiss academia. Its aim is to place the expertise of Swiss academia and Swiss industrial partners at the disposal of the Swiss healthcare system in order to offer as much support as possible to tackle COVID-19.
31. October 2019
SLM technology is becoming increasingly important in the manufacture of dental components. Learn why SLM titanium implants are a promising approach to skull and jaw bone reconstruction.
22. October 2019
At the Swiss Medtech Expo Philip Oris, SLS Solutions, addressed the technical development of the selective laser melting technology. By doing so, he demonstrated how SLM enables the fabrication of patient-friendly titanium implants. URMA is the exclusive partner in Switzerland for SLM Solutions.
4. September 2019
In a feasibility study carried out in cooperation with the Hightech Zentrum Aargau AG, different methods for modifying surfaces were compared. This study illustrates why patented SURFAST® technology is a real innovation.
18. February 2019
A company in the field of medical innovations approached Prototech Asia with a challenging project. The company needed several assembled parts, some of which had to be produced in large sizes and others transparent.
14. February 2019
A medical company approached Prototech Asia with specific requirements for end user parts. The Rapid Tooling solution allowed delivery in 25 days and the customer still orders on-demand small series today due to their discontinuous needs.
5. February 2019
Celebrating 30 years of experience GBN Systems now presents a premier: The KUMOVIS R1 bases on Fused Layer Manufacturing procedure. Using adjustable temperature controls and reproducible processing of nearly all melting plastics is enabled.
24. September 2018
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 five hours to less than one hour.
9. July 2018
Thanks to the combination of the particle foam EPP and the free design possibilities of 3D printing in toolmaking, an innovative lifestyle product with a new design was created from a conventional walking stick. This innovation was selected for the Swiss AM Guide 18.
20. April 2018
German RepRap's new LAM technology enables 3D printing of silicone using materials from The Dow Chemical Company. With this technology, customized midsoles for shoes can be manufactured.
16. April 2018
An individually adapted surgical template was developed for the operation of an osteotomy correction. The guide fits closely to the radial bones and allows a precise surgical procedure.
20. February 2018
With the help of a 3D printed model from CT scans surgical intervention on a young horse with deformed hind legs was prepared. Thanks to optimal preparation the intervention was successful and the horse is now able to walk without problems.
8. February 2018
Time and cost revolution in operational theatre: New 3D printsytem enables additive manufacturing of implants from high performance plastics (PEEK/TPE). GBN Systems supports KUMOVIS with the engineering and production of the printer.
22. May 2017
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 likewise.
12. September 2016
The Bavarian, mechatronic development and manufacturing partner GBN System has executed several functional samples in additive manufacturing for the Brandenburg start-up coronect.
We are an additive manufacturing center for medical applications that promote the development and usage of 3D printing by focusing all process know-how in a ISO 13485:2016 certified environment.
Your application is our focus! As a sales and service partner of selected brands of professional 3D printers & 3D scanners, as well as 3D software, we offer you the opportunity to obtain even the most complex solutions from a single source.
prodartis AG produces your plastic parts additively with the two technologies Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) in a high quality close to injection moulding.
URMA is supplier of 3D-metal printing machines and CNC-Machinetools for metal machining. URMA is exclusive partner for Switzerland for SLM Solutions and Haas CNC-Machine tools. URMA is also a Swiss manufacturer of high-performance tools for precise hole making.
SURFAST® , the unique technology for surface machining, developped by Jet Clean Systems Ltd.
French company with a China based factory, Prototech Asia provides rapid prototyping and low-volume production services. Specialized subsidiary of Unimold Asia, our factory is located south of Shanghai. High quality plastic and metal parts at a very competitive price and timely manner.
"Turning your visions into products" - As your system supplier for Medical Technology and Additive Manufacturing Devices, we guide you with our services in manufacturing and development from your idea until final serial product.
from Buch am Buchrain,
The Rösler Group has been the experts in the field of surface finishing for more than 80 years and offers the most extensive portfolio in the world of mass finishing systems, shot blasting, consumables and services. Renowned companies from a wide range of industrial sectors trust in Rösler products.
The Swiss AM Guide presents innovative ideas and possibilities in the field of additive manufacturing based on real-world application examples. The Swiss AM Guide a publication of the AM Network Switzerland and pd|z of ETH Zurich.
KVT-Fastening is official distributor of German RepRap, Sintratec, Trumpf and Henkel. KVT-Fastening is able to offer the appropriate solution according to the customers’ needs – right in the spirit of our Solutioneering approach.
We are the Swiss market and technology leader for the design, production and distribution of additively manufactured products. Additive technologies are our major focus.
from St. Gallen,
DIM3NSIONS is your partner for the successful start with in-house 3D printing. With professional 3D printers from Ultimaker and Formlabs as well as a wide portfolio of accessories and materials and customized trainings, our customers are in good hands.
from Aesch ZH,
Materialise incorporates three decades of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services. Materialise combines the industry's largest group of software developers with one of the largest 3D printing facilities in the world.
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