3d printed prosthetics

2021 Formnext Start-Up Challenge & AM Ventures Impact Award Winners Announced

While the physical event was canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Formnext is back live and in-person this year, November16-19, albeit with some very specific rules for attendance….

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…

Kitty Olive’s New 3D Printed Limb Features Unique Design

Many people have an affinity for disabled animals, but caring for them can be a challenge. Such creatures can require more care and cost, especially those missing limbs. Even though…

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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…

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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AMS 2021: 3D Printing in Healthcare Depends on Reimbursement & Regulations

Additive Manufacturing Strategies 2021, co-hosted by 3DPrint.com and SmarTech Analysis, held its fourth summit in a virtual format. Each day focused on two verticals, with the focus first on metal…

Non-Profits Make Affordable Prosthetic Liners in Ecuador with 3D Printed Molds

Two non-profits are making prosthetic care more sustainable and accessible in Ecuador. Operation Namaste and the Range of Motion Project (ROMP) partnered to establish in-country fabrication of prosthetic silicone liners…

Braskem America Launches e-NABLE Chapter to Make Polypropylene 3D Printed Prosthetics

One of the world’s top biopolymer producers, Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem (NYSE: BAK) has an indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Braskem America, that’s the leading producer in the US of the…

MT Ortho Advances in Production of 3D Printed Prostheses for Cranioplasty & Bone Cancer Patients

MT Ortho, headquartered in Sicily, has been engaged in additive manufacturing (AM) processes since 2014; however, in recent years they have made accelerated progress in the area of customized prostheses…

Prosthetic Dental Treatments: Traditional Stone Casts vs. 3D Printed Casts

Egyptian researchers Passent Aly and Cherif Mohsen compare the benefits of 3D printing with conventional techniques for the production of prosthetic dental casts, releasing the findings of their study in…

Peking University Third Hospital: Case Study of Five Patients with 3D Printed Micro-Porous Prostheses

Researchers from Peking University Third Hospital are focusing on the benefits of 3D printing in orthopedics, outlining their findings in the recently published ‘An innovate strategy to treat large metaphyseal…

Brazil: 3D Printing an Affordable & Programmable Robotic Prosthetic

Brazilian researchers Thiago A. do Carmo, Regina E. S. Cabette, and Renato G. Gomes delve further into 3D printed prosthetics, releasing their findings in the recently published ‘Prototype of robotic…

German Researchers Develop 3D Printed Hand Prosthetics Controlled by Augmented Reality Glasses

In the recently published ‘Non-contact visual control of personalized hand prostheses/exoskeletons by tracking using augmented reality glasses,’ German researchers Simon Hazubski, Harald Hoppe, and Andreas Otte (all from Offenburg University)…

UNO Researchers Looking for Study Participants to Test 3D Printed Prosthetic Arms

It’s necessary to perform studies on medical devices, 3D printed or otherwise, to make sure they’re working the way they’re supposed to be. Some examples we’ve heard about include: a…

Essentium Teams up with Leading Company for 3D Printed Prosthetics and Orthotics

Known for its high-strength materials and a unique take on FDM/FFF technology, Essentium, Inc. has already established itself in the prosthetics market. Now, the Texas-based start-up is taking a step…

3D Printing for the Segmental Scapula Prosthesis  

In the recently published ‘Application of a three-dimensional printed segmental scapula prosthesis in the treatment of scapula tumors,’ authors Linglong Deng, Xing Zhao, Chi Wei, Wengiang Qu, Li Yu, and…

Happy Anniversary e-NABLE: Eight Years of Helping Others via 3D Printing

It’s hard to believe eight whole years have passed since e-NABLE and a long and varied list of 3D printed prosthetics were created; however, it is also difficult now to…

Bionic Arm Advocate Tilly Lockey Speaks at the SingularityU South Africa Summit

Last week Tilly Lockey went on stage at the Kyalami Grand Prix circuit in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the SingularityU South African (SA) Summit, for a one-on-one with Benji Rosman,…

3D Printed Prosthetics Organization e-NABLE Holding Enablecon 2019 in Maryland

The very first e-NABLE Community Conference, or Enablecon, was held back in 2014, and the annual event has just continued to get bigger since then. We’ve learned that the Enable…

WASP, AMAR, Arche3D Come Together in Damascus to 3D Print Prosthetics

The development team at WASP has been going in a different direction lately, and an inspiring one too. In helping Syrian cardiologist Jean Bassmaji (founder of AMAR, an association created…

Researchers Integrate 3D Printing & Wearable Sensors to Make Accessible Prosthetic Hand

A trio of researchers from UC Berkeley and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology recently published a paper, titled “Mechatronics Enabling Kit for 3D Printed Hand Prosthesis,” about how…

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Customized Prosthetics Shell by 3D Scanning and Printing

Reverse Designed Prosthetic Limbs by Using the EinScan 3D Scanners In the world of 3D scanning and 3D printing, reverse engineering is the most commonly used application across multiple industries….