3d printed prosthetics

Ukrainian Soldiers Outfitted with 3D Printed Prosthetics from Open Bionics

24-year-old Andrii Gidzun and 18-year-old Vitalii Ivashchuk are just some of the young casualties of the hostilities taking place in Ukraine, with both becoming amputees during the conflict. Ivashchuk said…

Wimba Aims to Mainstream 3D Printed Animal Prosthetics

While additive manufacturing (AM) has been used to produce prosthetics for humans and animals, there have yet to be many dedicated businesses for applying the technology strictly to making them…

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 News Briefs, October 15, 2022: Post-Processing, Prosthetics, & More

We’re starting with business in 3D Printing News Briefs, as AML3D has appointed a new CEO. Moving on, the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland has selected AM Solutions for its post-processing…

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 News Briefs, April 20, 2022: Funding, Spare Parts, & More

Additive Marking has reported a successful investment round, while PharmE3D Labs received federal funding for 3D printed contraception research. This starts off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then we’ll…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: April 17, 2022

Stratasys and Velo3D are both continuing their 3D printing tours for this week’s webinar and event roundup. There will also be a Space Showcase, a course on metal powder bed…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 27, 2022: Business, Simulation, Research, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with a little business, before moving on to simulation, software, research, and more. HBD Metal 3D Printer closed a $60 million round…

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…