Malaysia

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…

Researchers Use Microsoft Kinect Xbox 360 Scanner to Obtain Topography for 3D Printable Radiotherapy Phantom

To verify treatment when giving radiation, doctors often turn to radiotherapy phantoms for quality assurance, since the dosage can’t be directly measured. 3D printing is making it easier to fabricate…

Malaysia: Researchers Provide Overview of Challenges in 3D Printing Biomedical Products

Researchers with the Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) recently published a paper about the challenges faced when using 3D printing to manufacture biomedical products in Malaysia. Additive manufacturing has…

Researchers Investigate Tensile Properties of 3D Printed PLA Specimens: Is 80% Infill Best?

Plastic is still one of the most popular, least expensive 3D printing materials, and polylactic acid, better known as PLA, is at the top of the bunch, due to its…

Using FDM 3D Printing to Make Body Armor Stronger, More Comfortable, and Stab-Resistant

As police officers participate in a multitude of daily, patrol, and even criminally-related duties, like narcotics investigations, they often deal with the threat of sharp force injury; to put it more…

Malaysian Doctor Leads LimbX Project Introducing 3D Printed Prosthetics to War-Ravaged Area of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s civil war ended in 2009, but it takes years, if not decades, to pick up the pieces after such a long conflict. Infrastructure needs to be rebuilt, landmines…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Chloe Kow, Manager, Direct Metal Laser Melting, Star Rapid

British-owned rapid prototyping company Star Rapid, headquartered in China since 2005, was an early adopter of 3D printing technology, and underwent a rebranding campaign in January, changing its name from Star Prototype….

3D Printing is Behind Miniature Malaysian Wonderland

Today it seems that 3D printing is making the world go ‘round in so many ways—even those created in miniature. While we see the technology making substantial impacts in industry,…

Autodesk Signs MOU with MIMOS Berhad to Promote 3D Design in Malaysia

3D printing and software company Autodesk certainly wears a lot of hats: virtual reality innovator, slicing settings expert, impactful investor, helpful volunteer…the list goes on and on. Today they’re starting a…

Materialise Opens 3D Printing Center of Excellence in Malaysia, Working with Local Researchers

Malaysia is a country that can list many positives. Situated in Southeast Asia, and sharing borders with Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesa, this is a country known for its diversity,…

Exclusive Interview: Wim Michiels, CEO of Materialise Malaysia, Discusses the 3D Printing Market in Asia, Inside 3D Printing Mumbai

There is no denying the global nature of the third industrial revolution, as additive manufacturing is sweeping the globe. As we gear up for India’s very first Inside 3D Printing…

Malaysian Surgeon Performs Country’s First Facial Implant Using 3D Printing

The medical application of 3D printing is one of the most uplifting aspects of this technology. And 3D printing has proven to be life-altering for physicians, who seek the optimal…

Giving Ei Chi the Hand She Needs Through 3D Printing

Giving Ei Chi the Hand She Needs Through 3D Printing

October 20, 2015

Most people have a hand that they heavily favor. For about ninety percent of the world, the right hand is dominant. It can sometimes seem that the weaker hand is hardly…

Even e-NABLE Needs a Helping Hand Once in Awhile–Including in Malaysia

When Ew Chee Guan entered a 3D design and printing contest being thrown by office product reseller Ricoh Malaysia he was hoping to just win enough money to continue to…

3D Printed Ring Leads to Beautiful Engagement

It seems that proposals and all of the things that follow them are getting more elaborate every year. Ever since the first person decided to do things a bit differently,…