Electron Beam Melting Enables Customized Orthopedic Surgery at Scale in China

August 03, 2020 – AK Medical deploys a fleet of eight GE Additive Arcam EBM additive manufacturing machines to address the country’s growing need for orthopedic implants With the Chinese population aging at a faster pace, each passing year sees an increase in patients with orthopedic Read More »

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Nexa3D and Henkel Jointly Commercialize High Impact, Durable Material for Medical and Athletic Devices

xMED412 combines the physical properties and biocompatibility of medical-grade materials xMED412 is ideal for the production of orthotics guides and braces, respirators, personalized audio products, and diving and athletic mouth gear Printed on Nexa3D printers, xMED412 has been tested by Henkel Adhesive Technologies Cleared for Read More »

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Precision ADM® Announces Health Canada Approval of CANSWAB™ in COVID-19 Fight

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA (PRWEB) JULY 10, 2020 – Precision ADM, Inc. (“Precision ADM” or “the Company”), a global medical device company and advanced manufacturing solutions provider today announced that their CANSWAB™ nasopharyngeal swabs are the first Canadian-made COVID-19 testing product to receive Health Canada approval. The Company Read More »

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PhD Student Uses HP 3D Printing Technology to Help Rehabilitate Spinal-Cord Injury Patients

Glasgow, Scotland, 22nd June 2020– A Biomedical Engineering PhD student at the University of Glasgow has teamed up with HP and Autodesk to produce a 3D-printed electroencephalography (EEG) headset to improve the recovery of spinal-cord injury (SCI) patients. EEG is a medical monitoring method to Read More »

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Smith College Team From Massachusetts Wins CoVent-19 Challenge to Design New Ventilator for Developing World

“We came into this not knowing anything about ventilators,” SmithVent team lead says Top 3 teams from over 200 submissions win on-demand 3D printing services from Stratasys EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. & BOSTON, July 1, 2020 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — On April 1, a dozen anesthesiology Read More »

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XJet Announces Global Partnership with Straumann as Dental Leader to Boost Ceramic AM from Concept to Production

Rehovot, Israel – June 29, 2020 – XJet Ltd. has announced today that it is working with global dentistry leader Straumann Group to boost the Carmel 1400 AM System at its Basel headquarters from concept to production. “We’ve been working with XJet NanoParticle Jetting technology Read More »

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Metal 3D Printing Helps New Zealand Defence Force Veteran on His Invictus Games Journey

Ten years after a helicopter crash changed navy veteran, Stevin Creeggan’s life. Now a team of New Zealand Defence Force engineers is using additive manufacturing to help change it again. In 2010, Stevin Creeggan’s life changed forever. He was the sole survivor of a helicopter crash at Read More »

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MT Ortho Harnesses Additive Technology to Manufacture Customized Prostheses for Cranioplasty and Bone Cancer Patients

From standardized to customized prostheses CINCINNATI, OH, June 24, 2020 – Until just a few years ago only standardized, conventionally manufactured prostheses – or in very limited cases customized prostheses – were available for patients with bone tumors. Today, a combination of additive manufacturing and CT Read More »

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Essentium Helps State of Texas Increase PPE Supply

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24, 2020 – While the State of Texas is less impacted than many other states with significant urban populations, continuing to maintain the relatively low coronavirus infection rates will be vital as its citizens return to more normal activities, and as businesses Read More »

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GE Additive -Reimagining Knee Replacements with Additive Technology and Artificial Intelligence

CINCINNATI, OH, June 17, 2020 – Italian medical implant manufacturer REJOINT is introducing mass customization and therapy personalization through a combination of Electron Beam Melting (EBM) and computerized analysis of intraoperative and post-operative data collection through IoT-connected sensorized wearables. Patient specific arthroplastyThe market for knee implants is now Read More »

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