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.

3D-Printed Cervical Cage Receives FDA Clearance

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

Exactech Tests Metal Powder for Medical Implants with LPW Software

Exactech will use PowderSolve powder quality control software to test the titanium it uses in 3D-printed medical implants.

EOS 3D Printer Enables ITAMCO to Serve Medical Device Industry

The direct metal laser sintering system enables the company to produce the small, complex parts required by the medical device industry.

3D-Printed Medical Drills Keep Bone Cool During Surgery

Drills made via additive manufacturing cut bones without causing thermal-induced damage thanks to internal cooling channels.

Omegasonics’ CleanMor 706 Dissolves Support Material Quickly, Cleanly

The liquid detergent removes delicate support material from pieces that use 706 material.

FDA Clears 3D-Printed Spinal Implant

Camber Spine Technologies can now market its additively manufactured Spira open-matrix ALIF device.

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.