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Using Symmetry and 3D Printed Medical Models to Repair Bone Fractures

In a new study, a team of researchers from China compared the clinical outcomes of treating isolated acetabular (concave surface of the pelvis) fractures with traditional 3D-printed planning models and…

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…

Malaysia: Comparing 3D Printed and Conventionally Manufactured Ankle-Foot Orthoses

An ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) is a support brace, or splint, that surrounds the region above the ankle down to the foot, and is used to treat disorders like foot drop…

Australian Researchers Compare Nose Bolus Made with Traditional Wax Method and 3D Printing

Boluses are used often to protect the body from radiotherapy targeted at specific areas, and 3D printing can help streamline their production. Four Australian researchers published a paper, titled “Comparison…

Comparison 3D Printing Techniques for Anatomical Mandibular Models

Swiss researchers are investigating how 3D printed mandibular models can help offer improved, patient-specific treatment by investigating the best technology possible. Detailing their findings in ‘Evaluation of the Dimensional Accuracy…

India: Researchers Continue to Review AM Processes in Bioprinting

In the recently published ‘A Review on Additive Manufacturing for Bio-Implants,’ authors Tajeshkumar R. Jadhav, Dr. Nitin K. Kamble, and Pradnesh R. Padave explore one of the most fascinating topics…

Medtronic: Comparing Stratasys Digital Anatomy 3D Printing Materials with Porcine Myocardium

In October, Stratasys released its Digital Anatomy Solution, which combines three materials with its J750 printer and custom software inside GrabCAD so users can turn 3D scans into 3D printed anatomical…

Nigeria: Assessing Properties of Recycled PET Powder for 3D Printing Feedstock

The topic of recycling is anything but new, but today innovative methods must be applied to the reuse of an influx of plastics, powders, and other materials being discarded in…

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Video Series: Comparing 3D Printing Processes with Xometry’s X-Tiles 

Overchoice is a real thing; when there are dozens of 3D printing materials to choose from it can become a challenge to know which material to choose, let alone what…

Variability of Additive Manufacturing Processes Part One

While additive manufacturing (AM) has historically been used for rapid prototyping, the field has greatly advanced, drawing AM into manufacturing and production of end-use products. For use as a manufacturing…

Massachusetts Researchers Develop In-Line Rheometer for FDM 3D Printing

Rheology is the study of the flow of matter, and the flow rate of 3D printing materials is fairly important when it comes to the final print. According to a…

Researchers Complete Comprehensive Evaluation of Manufacturing Methods, Including 3D Printing, for Impellers

Combustion engines uses turbochargers to boost their performance. But, for multiple reasons, there isn’t a conventional process chain for economically manufacturing the component. A team of researchers from RWTH Aachen…

Roboze White Paper Compares FFF 3D Printing of Engineering-Grade Materials with Metal Production Processes

Italian 3D printing group Roboze recently capped off its move into the US market with a strong showing of both its Roboze One and Roboze One +400 3D printers at…

Find the Best Deals for Online 3D Printing Services with 3Dprintler

There are more ways than ever to have something 3D printed, even if someone doesn’t own their own 3D printer. Not only are local 3D printing service centers popping up…

Data Company Aniwaa Seeks to Simplify Search for 3D Printing Knowledge

In 2012, childhood friends Martin Lansard and Pierre-Antoine Arrighi decided to stop talking about their idea and turn it in to a reality. For years, they had faced the difficulty…

CADD Edge Pits Stratasys ASA vs. ABS Filament in Birdhouse Standoff During Harsh New England Weather

The engineers over at CADD Edge probably loved the science fair as kids — and each of them was probably quite a force to contend with, if their latest idea…

3D Printing Shootout: $599 Printrbot Takes on the $25k Stratasys uPrint — and Wins

It’s often said that it’s important to pick your battles. And while Scott Hanselman thought nothing of blazing right into a heady 3D printing shootout, the cards definitely looked to…