Renishaw Highlights the Benefits of Digital Dentistry at Lab Day East

  To showcase the benefits of additive manufacturing (AM) technology to dental laboratories, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, is exhibiting at LMT Lab Day East, hosted at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, USA, on Saturday September 8th, 2018.  After a successful Lab Day in Chicago, Renishaw Read More »

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Altair – The Implant Boom: It’s Now Hip to Replace Your Hip

  By Drew Burkhalter | Technical Manager at Altair The number of joint replacement surgeries in the US is skyrocketing amongst the baby boomer population. Not only are joints being replaced due to fractures and severe pain, but also to facilitate the continuation of an Read More »

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3D Systems’ NextDent™ 5100 Now Available – Dental Industry Embracing New Solutions to Revolutionize Workflows

The NextDent™ 5100 – powered by Figure 4™ technology – out-performs similar competitive offerings with 4X the speed Latest expansion of 3D Systems’ digital dentistry portfolio, including the entry level FabPro™ 1000 for Dental, encompasses unmatched materials, leading printing technologies, software and services ROCK HILL, Read More »

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Newly Published Data Demonstrate Bone In-Growth Potential of Stryker’s 3D-Printed Tritanium® Cage

Comparative animal study found significant differences in biomechanical and histologic performance among various interbody cage materials Results showed that Stryker’s 3D-printed porous Tritanium cages achieved statistically significant increases in bone in-growth Allendale, N.J. –– Aug. 2, 2018 — Stryker’s Spine division today announced the publication Read More »

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CMU CIT Researchers Develop Novel Approach to Optimizing Soft Material 3D Printing

By Emily Durham | College of Engineering | Carnegie Mellon University | edurham1@andrew.cmu.edu  Researchers in CIT have developed a novel approach to optimizing soft material 3-D printing. The researchers’ Expert-Guided Optimization method combines expert judgment with an optimization algorithm that efficiently searches combinations of parameters Read More »

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Renishaw Showcases Innovative Implants to Maxillofacial Surgeons

  Global engineering technologies company Renishaw will showcase its additively manufactured craniomaxillofacial (CMF) implants at this year’s British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting will attract many of the country’s top maxillofacial surgeons to the Gala Theatre, Durham, from Read More »

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SME – Humans of Manufacturing; The Artist Within

By SME | Humans of Manufacturing For Dr. Frank Rybicki, Designing and Building Medical Parts Goes Far Beyond Manufacturing   We see them in magazines, the Internet, and the evening news—photos of people whose faces have been disfigured through accidents or acts of cruelty. It’s Read More »

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A New Age of Accessibility: 5 Trends Shaping The Future of Mobility

Why Global Organizations Are Tapping Launch Forth to Revolutionize How Products Are Developed   SAN FRANCISCO (May 22, 2018) – With the concept of mobility constantly evolving as new demands are fueled by disruptive technology, global organizations are tapping co-creation platform Launch Forth to revolutionize Read More »

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Is the Medical Device Regulation a Threat to Additive Manufacturing?

  When the European Union’s (EU’s) new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) was first introduced in 2017, it set in motion a three-year countdown to its full application in 2020. The MDR could drastically impact the way that medical devices are made in the EU, particularly Read More »

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Rutgers Researchers Create a 3D-Printed Smart Gel That Walks Underwater, Moves Objects

  By Todd B. Bates | todd.bates@rutgers.edu | Rutgers University–New Brunswick New technology has biomedical, soft robot and other applications New Brunswick, N.J. , May 17, 2018, Rutgers University–New Brunswick engineers have created a 3D-printed smart gel that walks underwater and grabs objects and moves them. The Read More »

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