First 3D Printed Chest Implant in Wales Carried Out at Morriston Hospital

71-year-old Peter Maggs of Wales had no idea he had cancer when he went to the doctor for what he thought was a cyst in his chest. There was no…

Welsh Medical Team Combines Bone Grafts and 3D Printing for Patient-Specific Jaw Reconstruction

Last year, researchers at the Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales introduced the ADEPT (Additive-manufacture for Design-led Efficient Patient Treatment) project, which was designed for patients suffering from diseases or significant…

Professor of Microfluidics Discusses 3D Printing Benefits and Possible Future Improvements with Ultimaker

A lab-on-a-chip is pretty self-explanatory: it’s a miniature laboratory that is printed onto a microchip. But for the past 25 years, Professor David Barrow of Cardiff University in Wales has studied microfluidics, which…

3D Printing Helped Welsh Professor to Develop Award-Winning Trauma Simulator for Military Surgeons

People can train for war and disaster – that’s what they do in the military, after all, and in the fields of emergency response and medicine. No matter how much…

Renishaw Opens New Healthcare Centre for Excellence, Featuring Production Facility for 3D Printed Medical Devices

Renishaw is one of those companies that seems to be everywhere in the additive manufacturing world. The global corporation has been involved in everything from aerospace to yacht construction, but one…

Welsh Researchers 3D Print Cartilage; Full Ear and Nose Transplants May Be Only 3 Years Away

3D printing has thoroughly overhauled the prosthetics industry. We write about 3D printed prosthetic devices all the time, as they become cheaper, more functional, more attractive and overall better. What…

Welsh Researchers Use Optomec Aerosol Jet Technology to 3D Print Hair-Sized Sensors

We hear a lot about 3D printing being used in aerospace, usually to print larger components. But researchers at Swansea University in Wales are finding that it’s also very useful…

3D Printed Knee Replacement Surgery Enables 85-year-old Woman to Walk Again

For the past five years, Irene Griffiths has not been able to walk unaided. It’s something that faces many people as they age: her spirit simply outpaced her knees. When…

A Very, Very Close Look at 3D Printing Filaments — Via Scanning Electron Microscope

Vic Harkness is a full-time student in Wales studying for a degree in AI and Robotics, and she also enjoys falconry, photography, and 3D printers. In fact, she sells a…

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