Medical

Evonik Develops Implant-Quality PEEK Filament for 3D Printing

Based on its Vestakeep i4 G, Evonik's 3D printing material offers biocompatibility, biostability and X-ray transparency.

Solvay Introduces Filaments for Use in the Medical Industry

Solvay has added three medical grade filaments for additive manufacturing (AM) in the healthcare industry.

QuantAM Dental Software from Renishaw Reduces Build Preparation Time

The build preparation software is said to reduce preparation time for dental frameworks down to about 30 minutes.

Optomec LENS Metal Hybrid Manufactures Dissolvable Medical Implants

The dissolvable metal implants could help eliminate the need for second surgeries, reducing risks, costs and suffering for patients.

3D-Printed Hips Versus the World's Deadliest Mountain

3D-printed trabecular titanium hip implants—printed by Lima Corporate on Arcam EBM machines—helped legendary Italian mountaineer Romano Benet to continue scaling the world's most dangerous peaks.

Custom Tooling Unmasks Process Costs in Metal Coating

The tooling that had long been accepted was contributing to unnecessary manual labor for this PVD coater. Now, the company has improved its process with custom tools that are 3D-printed in production quantities.

End-to-End Additive Manufacturing at Slice Mfg. Studios

The Akron-based company aims to control and perfect the additive manufacturing of medical devices, from raw material all the way through shipping.

Video: Smith & Nephew on 3D Printing Patient-Specific Surgical Instruments

Using MRI and additive manufacturing to produce a cutting block customized to the patient aids the precision of the surgery.

Carbon Releases SIL 30 Tear-Resistant Silicone Resin

The resin has applications in both the medical and consumer goods markets.

LPW Technology Achieves ISO Safety Standard

The ISO 13485 certification demonstrates compliance in quality management within the field of medical technology.

First-Class Manufacturing with Additive

Close attention to detail and automation of key processes is helping this shop earn its place as a leader in the 3D printing industry.

3D-Printed Cervical Cage Receives FDA Clearance

Stryker’s Tritanium C anterior cervical cage features a porous structure to promote tissue growth.