Medical

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.

Arcam Announces CoCr Process

The company’s electron beam melting technology can now be used with cobalt-chrome.

Medical Devices to Be 3D Printed at Renishaw’s Healthcare Center of Excellence

The company’s new facility will help train surgeons as well as producing custom medical devices.

Should There Be an ISO System for AM? Hear UL’s Recorded Webinar

UL’s Christopher Krampitz discusses adapting quality management systems to fit the needs of additive.

3D-Printed Metal Device Makes ACL Knee Surgery More Accurate

Additive manufacturing made it possible to produce a medical tool that offers surgeons better control during ACL repair or replacement surgery.