3d printed medical implants

Optomec Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printing System, Used By Researchers to Make Dissolvable Magnesium Medical Implants

Optomec Introduces New Hybrid 3D Printing System, Used By Researchers to Make Dissolvable Magnesium Medical Implants

New Mexico-based Optomec is well-known for both its aerosol jet technology, which is used to 33D print electronics, and its other patented AM process: LENS, which uses Directed Energy Deposition (DED) for high-value metal 3D printing. The company has been busy in the last few years, winning contracts and awards and providing resources on its technologies. In […]

New Mexico-based Optomec is well-known for both its aerosol jet technology, which is used to 33D print electronics, and its other patented AM process: LENS, which uses Directed Energy Deposition (DED) for high-value metal 3D printing. The company has been busy in the...
Patient-Specific 3D Printed Spinal Solutions by Anatomics

Patient-Specific 3D Printed Spinal Solutions by Anatomics

Australian medical device company Anatomics has a very prolific 3D printing portfolio in the healthcare industry, from assisting with a 3D printed heel bone to 3D printing the first titanium sternum and set of ribs and vertebrae. Anatomics founder Paul D’urso, MD, a neurosurgeon at Epworth Healthcare, began his medical 3D printing research way back in 1991, […]

Australian medical device company Anatomics has a very prolific 3D printing portfolio in the healthcare industry, from assisting with a 3D printed heel bone to 3D printing the first titanium sternum and set of ribs and vertebrae. Anatomics founder Paul D’urso,...
Researchers at New R&D Center Will Use 3D Printing to Manufacture Early Prevention Implants

Researchers at New R&D Center Will Use 3D Printing to Manufacture Early Prevention Implants

3D printed implants have been used in all kinds of surgeries, from dental, facial, and spinal to the chest, ears, and hips. But the thing about implants, whether they’re 3D printed or not, is that typically, when they’re brought into use, doctors are treating a disease or other medical issue that’s already progressed too far […]

3D printed implants have been used in all kinds of surgeries, from dental, facial, and spinal to the chest, ears, and hips. But the thing about implants, whether they’re 3D printed or not, is that typically, when they’re brought into use, doctors are...
RAPID + TCT 2018: 3D Printing Materials News from Roboze and EnvisionTEC

RAPID + TCT 2018: 3D Printing Materials News from Roboze and EnvisionTEC

The RAPID + TCT event is getting started today in Fort Worth, Texas, and 3DPrint.com is continuing to bring you the latest news from the showroom floor. We’ve been sharing announcements with you left and right ahead of the show, and now we’re bringing you two more. Global chemical company SABIC, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, introduced several new […]

The RAPID + TCT event is getting started today in Fort Worth, Texas, and 3DPrint.com is continuing to bring you the latest news from the showroom floor. We’ve been sharing announcements with you left and right ahead of the show, and now we’re bringing you...
3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2018

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering some business news, followed up with material news and stories of 3D printing applications in the medical, aerospace, and defense fields. Norman Noble has added 3D printing capabilities to its workflow for the first time, while Evonik is opening a research hub in Singapore and the Dubai […]

For today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re covering some business news, followed up with material news and stories of 3D printing applications in the medical, aerospace, and defense fields. Norman Noble has added 3D printing capabilities to its workflow...
China Food and Drug Administration Issues New Draft Guidance for 3D Printed Medical Devices

China Food and Drug Administration Issues New Draft Guidance for 3D Printed Medical Devices

Regulations make the world go ’round…especially when it comes to 3D printed medical devices. The US FDA released draft guidance in May 2016, seeking feedback and continuing to explore the technology. In December 2017, the FDA issued its guidance on medical 3D printed devices, a move with implications on business operations and one pointing to […]

Regulations make the world go ’round…especially when it comes to 3D printed medical devices. The US FDA released draft guidance in May 2016, seeking feedback and continuing to explore the technology. In December 2017, the FDA issued its guidance on medical...
Rize One is the 3D Printing Workhorse at CONMED 3D Model Shops

Rize One is the 3D Printing Workhorse at CONMED 3D Model Shops

Boston-headquartered Rize is home to the Rize One, a hybrid 3D printer using both fused filament fabrication (FFF) and piezo jetting. With this new hardware, users can create a wide range of custom parts made with high isotropic strength via Rize’s patented augmented polymer deposition (APD) technology. Rize has been sharing real-world case studies highlighting […]

Boston-headquartered Rize is home to the Rize One, a hybrid 3D printer using both fused filament fabrication (FFF) and piezo jetting. With this new hardware, users can create a wide range of custom parts made with high isotropic strength via Rize’s patented...
Funding Granted to French Medical Device Startup to Industrialize 3D Printable Tissue Reconstruction Polymer Platform

Funding Granted to French Medical Device Startup to Industrialize 3D Printable Tissue Reconstruction Polymer Platform

Medical device startup Gecko Biomedical, headquartered in Paris, France, is working on an exclusive platform of innovative, synthetic polymer solutions in the area of tissue reconstruction. The company is dedicated to developing and eventually commercializing the platform, based on a proprietary polymer family with unique properties such as high viscosity and bioresorbability, in order to address unmet […]

Medical device startup Gecko Biomedical, headquartered in Paris, France, is working on an exclusive platform of innovative, synthetic polymer solutions in the area of tissue reconstruction. The company is dedicated to developing and eventually commercializing the...
3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

3D Printing News Briefs: January 12, 2018

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has appointed a new member to its management team, and Carbon announced that Johnson & Johnson Innovation has joined its latest funding round. axial3D established a […]

We’ve got some 3D printing business and medical news to start things off in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by some interesting projects featuring 3D printing. Additive Industries has appointed a new member to its management team, and Carbon...
Just In Time Implants: New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment

Just In Time Implants: New Australian Project Will Use 3D Printing and Robotic Surgery in Bone Cancer Treatment

Global medical device manufacturing company Stryker fully committed to 3D printing technology in 2016, and over the past year has been making good on that commitment, with new partnerships and 3D printed medical products. Now, the company is funding a five-year research project in Australia, worth over AUD$12.1 million, between St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, the University […]

Global medical device manufacturing company Stryker fully committed to 3D printing technology in 2016, and over the past year has been making good on that commitment, with new partnerships and 3D printed medical products. Now, the company is funding a five-year...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating an industrial center in Morocco that specializes in metal 3D printing, while Z3DFAB opens a Digital […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating...
Laser 3D Scanning Put to Use to Ensure Quality of 3D Printed Medical Implants

Laser 3D Scanning Put to Use to Ensure Quality of 3D Printed Medical Implants

We’ve seen Nikon Metrology‘s industrial measuring systems used before to verify the structure of 3D printed metal parts, and even to help restore a historic cake replica, and a recent case study highlights its use in the quality-critical medical field. Baltic Orthoservice, a medical company in Lithuania, invested in 3D printing technology back in 2012, […]

We’ve seen Nikon Metrology‘s industrial measuring systems used before to verify the structure of 3D printed metal parts, and even to help restore a historic cake replica, and a recent case study highlights its use in the quality-critical medical field....
Medical 3D Printing Solutions: 3D Systems Introduces Certified Partner Program, rms Company to Use 3DS Direct Metal Printing Technology

Medical 3D Printing Solutions: 3D Systems Introduces Certified Partner Program, rms Company to Use 3DS Direct Metal Printing Technology

Today, 3D Systems made an announcement that’s music to medical companies’ ears: in order to accelerate its precision healthcare offering for manufacturing medical devices, its new certified partner program for medical device additive manufacturing companies has officially launched. The company’s healthcare capabilities run the gamut from simulation, 3D printed surgical devices, instruments, and patient-specific models to bioprinting and Virtual Surgical […]

Today, 3D Systems made an announcement that’s music to medical companies’ ears: in order to accelerate its precision healthcare offering for manufacturing medical devices, its new certified partner program for medical device additive manufacturing...
World’s First Customized 3D Printed Airway Stents Developed and Implemented in France

World’s First Customized 3D Printed Airway Stents Developed and Implemented in France

Not all 3D printing in the medical field means that someone’s managed to 3D print skin, kidneys, or other organs. Oftentimes, 3D printing technology is used in the creation of medical tools and instruments, patient-specific models, surgical guides, and stents. Stents are basically small, expandable tubes used to keep passageways, like blood vessels, arteries, or airways […]

Not all 3D printing in the medical field means that someone’s managed to 3D print skin, kidneys, or other organs. Oftentimes, 3D printing technology is used in the creation of medical tools and instruments, patient-specific models, surgical guides, and stents....
FDA Approved: OssDsign AB Will Now Offer 3D Printed Cranial Implant Technology in US

FDA Approved: OssDsign AB Will Now Offer 3D Printed Cranial Implant Technology in US

While the impacts of 3D printing are being seen around the world and in nearly every major industry, it’s hard to imagine what could be more important than the progress we are seeing in the medical field today. With the opportunities to customize medical devices, implants, and much more, medical professionals are able to offer […]

While the impacts of 3D printing are being seen around the world and in nearly every major industry, it’s hard to imagine what could be more important than the progress we are seeing in the medical field today. With the opportunities to customize medical...
Welsh Researchers Invent New Method for 3D Printing Maxillofacial Implants

Welsh Researchers Invent New Method for 3D Printing Maxillofacial Implants

Welsh researchers and experts at Swansea-based, 750-bed Morriston Hospital have revealed a project called ADEPT, or Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment, which allows surgeons to create 3D printed implants for patients with serious head and facial injuries or fractures. The award-winning project, designed specifically for patients suffering from diseases or significant damage to their […]

Welsh researchers and experts at Swansea-based, 750-bed Morriston Hospital have revealed a project called ADEPT, or Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment, which allows surgeons to create 3D printed implants for patients with serious head and...
First Surgeries Performed with 4WEB Medical’s 3D Printed Curved Posterior Spine Truss System for TLIF Procedures

First Surgeries Performed with 4WEB Medical’s 3D Printed Curved Posterior Spine Truss System for TLIF Procedures

While we cover a lot about 3D printing on a daily basis, there are certainly those with a more intimate view of what the technology makes possible — a literal insider’s view, if you will. I’m talking of course about 3D printed medical implants, which have been making their way not only into headlines but […]

While we cover a lot about 3D printing on a daily basis, there are certainly those with a more intimate view of what the technology makes possible — a literal insider’s view, if you will. I’m talking of course about 3D printed medical implants, which...
MEDICREA, Developer of 3D Printed Implants, Offers Lifetime Warranty for Patient-Specific UNiD Spinal Implants

MEDICREA, Developer of 3D Printed Implants, Offers Lifetime Warranty for Patient-Specific UNiD Spinal Implants

With any new technology, particularly in medicine, some anxiety comes along with the excitement. No matter how promising a new drug or procedure is, people – particularly those looking at taking the drug or undergoing the procedure – rightly feel some apprehension. Will it work as well as they say it’s going to work? What […]

With any new technology, particularly in medicine, some anxiety comes along with the excitement. No matter how promising a new drug or procedure is, people – particularly those looking at taking the drug or undergoing the procedure – rightly feel some...
Researchers Optimize 3D Printing of Titanium Implants Through Experimentation with Powder Thickness & Temperatures

Researchers Optimize 3D Printing of Titanium Implants Through Experimentation with Powder Thickness & Temperatures

With metal printing beginning to reach a high in the 3D industry and titanium as the up and coming trusty material for manufacturing spanning the gamut from bike frames to spinal implants, the topic is popular, to say the least. But researchers from the University of Waterloo in Ontario have put a new spin on the […]

With metal printing beginning to reach a high in the 3D industry and titanium as the up and coming trusty material for manufacturing spanning the gamut from bike frames to spinal implants, the topic is popular, to say the least. But researchers from the University of...
Additive Orthopaedics Develops 3D Printed Implant to Successfully Treat Hammertoes

Additive Orthopaedics Develops 3D Printed Implant to Successfully Treat Hammertoes

A hammertoe is a deformity of the foot that typically presents in the second, third or fourth toe as an overly bent toe that looks similar in shape to a hammer. It is caused by the joints becoming deformed by being bent for very long periods of time, which causes the muscles to shorten. It […]

A hammertoe is a deformity of the foot that typically presents in the second, third or fourth toe as an overly bent toe that looks similar in shape to a hammer. It is caused by the joints becoming deformed by being bent for very long periods of time, which causes the...
Another First in Korea: Young Man Receives 3D Printed Heel Bone, Avoids Amputation

Another First in Korea: Young Man Receives 3D Printed Heel Bone, Avoids Amputation

One of the wonders of writing about 3D printing is that when it comes to medical challenges, you begin to see things like so many medical professionals around the globe today do also: anything is possible. Whether doctors are removing a tumor (or growing one, bioprinting in the lab for study) or adding a 3D printed […]

One of the wonders of writing about 3D printing is that when it comes to medical challenges, you begin to see things like so many medical professionals around the globe today do also: anything is possible. Whether doctors are removing a tumor (or growing one,...
Z3DLAB & InssTek Partner for Metal 3D Printing of South Korean Military Jet Parts & Medical Implants

Z3DLAB & InssTek Partner for Metal 3D Printing of South Korean Military Jet Parts & Medical Implants

Have you ever wondered what the result would be if you crossed South Korea’s InssTEK with France’s Z3DLAB? Why, that might just be the beginning of a new world in hard-core strength aeronautics components, some very happy military mechanics, as well as patients sporting some mighty strong medical implants—all to a degree previously unprecedented. And […]

Have you ever wondered what the result would be if you crossed South Korea’s InssTEK with France’s Z3DLAB? Why, that might just be the beginning of a new world in hard-core strength aeronautics components, some very happy military mechanics, as well as patients...
K2M Group Expands 3D Printed Spinal Solutions Portfolio Following FDA Clearance for CASCADIA Titanium Systems

K2M Group Expands 3D Printed Spinal Solutions Portfolio Following FDA Clearance for CASCADIA Titanium Systems

For most, magic is in the air from the moment you unpack that 3D printer, unveiling what is usually an elegant looking machine that acts as the bearer of many things good—allowing us to act on concepts and designs like never before, whether engaged in making modern jewelry, household goods, car parts, or so many other areas as the […]

For most, magic is in the air from the moment you unpack that 3D printer, unveiling what is usually an elegant looking machine that acts as the bearer of many things good—allowing us to act on concepts and designs like never before, whether engaged in making modern...
As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As Arthritis Becomes More Widespread, 3D Printing Technology Plays Larger Role in Treatment

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming more rampant than ever, listed as the number one […]

As May, which just so happens to be National Arthritis Awareness Month, comes to a close, it only seems right to take an in-depth look at this widespread disease, as well as the ways that 3D printing technology is helping patients to overcome it. Arthritis is becoming...
Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with HP to Create Personalized 3D Printed Healthcare Solutions

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with HP to Create Personalized 3D Printed Healthcare Solutions

3D printing technology offers a wide range of personalization and customization options that are impossible with traditionally manufactured products. We’re already seeing some of the first custom 3D printed consumer products making their way to market, including shoes, sports equipment, eyeglasses and even earbuds. All of these products can be made for a specific user’s […]

3D printing technology offers a wide range of personalization and customization options that are impossible with traditionally manufactured products. We’re already seeing some of the first custom 3D printed consumer products making their way to market, including...
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