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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Solvay Specialty Polymers Takes Additive Manufacturing to the Next Level

  Alpharetta, Ga., April 24, 2018 — Solvay aims to take additive manufacturing (AM) to the next level with the launch of three specialty polymer filaments that promise to introduce game-changing performance for 3D-printed parts. Based on the company’s high-performing KetaSpire® PEEK and Radel® PPSU Read More »

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Impossible Objects Adds Ford® as Customer

  NORTHBROOK, IL, April 2018 – Impossible Objects today announced that Ford Motor Company, the best-selling car brand in America and ranked in the top 10 of the Fortune 500, is a customer. Ford recently purchased two Impossible Objects “Model One” 3D printing machines to Read More »

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Solvay Announces Winners of Additive Manufacturing (AM) Cup, an International 3D Printing Competition Using KetaSpire® PEEK AM Filament

  Alpharetta, Ga., March 27, 2018 — Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, today announced the much anticipated winners of its Additive Manufacturing Cup. Launched last October, the competition invited university students from around the globe to demonstrate their aptitude for additive manufacturing Read More »

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Concept Laser-Creative Geometry Solutions for Spinal Column Reconstruction

Additive manufacturing techniques make possible innovations in implant technology using titanium Elastic disc implants from Tsunami can be additively manufactured “in a single-shot process” Lichtenfels, 15 December 2014: Having a “strong backbone” is not only figuratively speaking a positive personal characteristic. Physically speaking too, a Read More »

Spine cages have a cylindrical or square geometry and must be retreated. They are produced using the laser melting process to ensure optimal geometry and surface structure. (Image courtesy of Concept Laser GmbH, Lichtenfels)