Medical

AM Conference Speaker: Tangible Solutions

The Ohio-based contractor will share the challenges of building its business with a sole focus on the additive manufacturing of medical implants.

Building an Additive Manufacturing Business for Production

What does it look like to build a business based on AM production from the ground up? An Ohio medical device contractor is finding out.

Renishaw Contributes to Center for Study of AM in Medicine

The Additive Design in Surgical Solutions (ADEISS) medical center will focus on the R&D of 3D-printed medical devices and surgical instruments.

SLM Titanium Expands Options for Hearing Aid Wearers

Titanium plus selective laser melting (SLM) enables hearing aids that perform better for a wider range of individuals.

3D Systems Unveils Dental Manufacturing Platform

The combination of 3D Systems' Figure 4 platform and dental materials supports digital manufacturing.

Casting a New Light on Manufacturing

3D printing brings new possibilities to a functional part we might have never thought of as a functional part: the rigid cast used to heal bones.

Additive Manufactured Fixation Plates Match Stiffness and Shape of Patient’s Jaw Bone

Research shows that NiTi fixation plates manufactured with controlled porosity using SLM can be matched to the stiffness of a patient’s lower jaw bone as well as its shape.

10 Years Producing Hip Implants Through AM

There is already heritage in additive manufacturing. AM is taken seriously today in part because early users such as Lima Corporate have proven it.

Additive Manufacturing Safety Addressed in February Issue

This issue's cover story takes a deep dive into safety for metal additive manufacturing. Read this story and more in the digital edition.

Where 3D Printing Makes Sense for Micro Medical Devices

A contract manufacturer uses stereolithography to produce high-quality medical devices on a micro-scale for prototyping and end use.

Additive Manufacturing Process Using Titanium Alloy Builds More Stable Spinal Implant

A spinal implant additively manufactured from a titanium alloy imitates cancellous bone in porosity and structure.

3D Printing Conference Dedicated to Healthcare Applications

The 3DHEALS 2017 conference takes place in April.