3d printed orthotics

3D Printing News Briefs, January 20, 2024: FDM, LPBF, Underwater 3D Printer, Racing, & More

We’re starting off with a process certification in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to research about solute trapping, laser powder bed fusion, and then moving on…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 22, 2023

There’s plenty to do in the 3D printing industry this week! We’ll tell you about events happening all over the world, and webinars about everything from pellet 3D printing for…

3D Printing Webinar & Event Roundup: June 25, 2023

In this week’s roundup, Stratasys continues its tour, and there are a few other in-person events, such as the Carbon Capture Technology Expo. Women in 3D Printing is holding a…

3D Printed Prosthetics: The Prosthetics and Orthotics Podcast on 3DPrint.com

If you follow me on social media, you may have noticed that, in addition to the 3DPOD, I participate in another podcast series, The Prosthetics and Orthotics Podcast, with Brent…

Leisure Care to Provide 3D Printed Insoles to All Employees via FitMyFoot

Custom orthotics are just one killer app for consumer and medical additive manufacturing (AM), with SmarTech Analysis projecting it as part of a segment that will reach nearly $1 billion…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: October 16, 2022

Because there an insane number of events and webinars for this week’s roundup, I’m going to do things a little differently in this edition. First, I’ll list all of the…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 4, 2022

We’re getting busy again for this week’s webinar and event roundup! The Stratasys tour is taking.a break, but the company is still presenting a webinar on the NASA Hunch Program….

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 8th, 2022

We’ve got another busy week of webinars and events in the AM industry ahead of us, with topics covering 3D printed housing, robotics, the supply chain, multimaterial 3D printing, generative…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 5, 2021

Buckle up, it’s a busy week of webinars and events ahead! From oxygen content in titanium grades and 3D printed orthotics and prosthetics to saving money in the GrabCAD Shop…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: July 25th, 2021

From compact SLS 3D printing and SOLIDWORKS certifications to full-color 3D printing, 3D printing for cosmetic dentistry, photopolymers, and more, we’ve got a lot of topics covered in this week’s…

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Revenue from 3D Printed Prosthetics, Orthotics, & Audiology to Reach Nearly $1B by 2030, Says SmarTech Analysis

Top AM market research firm SmarTech Analysis has published a new report about the current and projected state of medical device 3D printing, specifically focusing on prosthetic, orthotic, and audiology…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: May 30, 2021

After an extremely busy two weeks that were jam-packed with webinars and events, both live and online, this week things will be a little bit calmer. To learn when you…

Covestro TPU Used to Make 3D Printed Insoles

3D printed orthotics are not new to our industry, but this particular project is. Using Create it REAL‘s software suite and Covestro Addigy FPU 79A thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), as well…

Luxinergy Using Biocompatible Resin & In-Vision’s HELIOS Light Engine to 3D Print Orthotics

Custom medical devices called orthotics are used to hep patients recover from injuries and correct body misalignments, and can also relieve pain. Unfortunately, it takes a long time to make…

3D Printing Webinar and Virtual Event Roundup: March 13, 2021

From a new 3D printer and the future of industrial 3D printing to the hazards of AM fumes, a lot of different topics are being covered in the webinars and…

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OrthoSOLID®: An Innovative and Intuitive Online Platform to 3D Print Orthotic Devices

Orthobroker, a Belgian-based specialist with more than 10 years of experience in the development and sales of orthopedic devices, is launching the OrthoSOLID® platform in collaboration with Twikit. OrthoSOLID® enables…

3D Printed Orthotics for Kids Reduce Production Times by 40 Percent

In a recent case study released by Moscow-headquartered Thor3D, we see how their Calibry 3D scanner made a huge difference in the production of foot orthotics for children in Germany….

3D Printed Orthotics a Success for Peripheral Nerve Injuries

Releasing the findings of recent case studies in ‘The functional effect of 3D-printing individualized orthosis for patients with peripheral nerve injuries,’ the authors detail how 3D printed orthotics benefited three…

3D Scanning & 3D Printing Used in Digital Workflow to Design & Build Custom Neck Orthosis

Custom orthotics made through conventional manufacturing methods require casting, sculpting, molding, and fitting to be completed before they’re ready for the patient to wear. It can take up to six…

FDM 3D Printing & PLA: Fabrication of a Splint for Mallet Finger

Researchers from Australia and the UK are finding ways to improve treatments for injuries to the hand, detailing their results in the recently published ‘Patient-specific 3D-printed Splint for Mallet Finger…

Create O&P Co-Founder Jeff Erenstone Resigning to Bring More 3D Printed Prosthetics to Developing Countries

3D printing orthotic and prosthetic manufacturer Create O&P, based in New York, is responsible for creating the first medical-grade 3D printed arm for a survivor of the Haiti earthquake. Soon after this feat,…

Crispin Orthotics Purchases HP 4200 from Europac 3D for 3D Printing Orthotic Devices

In 2016, 3D printing, scanning, and inspection business Europac 3D, headquartered in the UK, was named a UK Channel Partner for HP, which means that it’s responsible for the sales and servicing of all of…

Comparing a 3D Printed Patient Specific Thumb Splint to a Traditional One

A thumb splint may seem like a simple device, designed to keep an injured thumb stable so that it can heal. But according to a pair of researchers from Deakin…

NAMIC and Wiivv Sign MoU for Developing High Performance, 3D Printed Biometric Insoles

This week, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Cluster (NAMIC), which is on a mission to increase Singapore’s adoption of additive manufacturing technologies and is behind much of the country’s 3D printing…