Professional 3D printing harbors enormous potential for the medtech sector: as well as accelerating product development, it can benefit small series production and also individualized solutions. Patient-customized medical technology offers unique advantages compared to mass production.
14. September 2021
Logopedic Tools for the examination of the frenulum and the vertical positioning of the tongue. Originally created at APO Zdrowie to care for the health of every patient.
30. August 2021
With 3D printing, delicate products can be quickly produced as prototypes in small and medium-sized batches. One example is the medical forceps, made from 1.4542 / 17-4PH stainless steel, which were designed and printed on the TRUMPF TruPrint 2000 by the team at the Swiss m4m Center.
10. August 2021
Additive Manufacturing (AM) in a certified environment according to DIN SPEC 17071 (later ISO ASTM 52920) and controlled conditions (clean room ISO 8 in operation) from the idea to the prototype to the sterile packaged medical product or implant.
16. July 2021
In an article recently published in Empa's magazine "Empa Quarterly", it is clearly shown how it goes from a pile of titanium powder to finished printed acetabular cups.
The Swiss m4m Center is dedicated to the technology transfer of additive manufacturing and supports interested companies from the idea to the ready-to-use product. In this article you will learn how we can support you in your project.
2. April 2020
A special grid structure made of Ti6Al4V was deposited on a bar using additive manufacturing (AM). There were small metallic droplets on the surface. Fatigue tests resulted in early failures because of the higher hardness of the AM-structures and the interface compared to the bulk material.
30. September 2019
At the SMTE Philip Oris, SLS Solutions Group AG, addresses the technical development of selective laser melting technology. He shows how SLM enables the fabrication of patient-friendly titanium implants.
8. September 2017
The actual issue with 3D-printed devices in the medical device industry is the presence of metal powder remains on the device itself. KKS developed a wet process for the removal of these particles.
The School of Life Sciences of FHNW operates a qualified Selective Laser Melting process to manufacture medical products in titanium grade 2. Such implants are approved for the use in humans already today.
2. May 2017
MagnebotiX launches first series of its micro robotic systems through 3D printing. Using 3D printing for bridge manufacturing enables a faster product launches and prevents high investments.
APO Zdrowie offer a wide range of medical services. We provide comprehensive dental help and interdisciplinary individual specialist consultations. Particularly the treatment of diseases and dysfunctions of the oral cavity with rehabilitation. We provide services in Katowice and online.
TRUMPF lasers and customized process solutions provide high-precision components, e.g. for medical technology – as diverse as your needs are.
SAMAPLAST processes thermoplastics e.g. PEEK, PSU, TPE, PC and polylactides into plastic parts. In addition to injection mould and Additive Manufacturing (e.g. Arburg Freeformer) in clean room, validated processes e.g. US welding, glueing or final-packaging complement the service offering
We are an additive manufacturing center for medical applications that promote the development and usage of 3D printing by focusing all process know-how in a ISO 13485:2016 certified environment.
The RMS Foundation is an independent service laboratory and research institute. The range of services offered by this non-profit organization includes material testing, advisory services, training as well as technology transfer.
Swiss Medtech Expo is the trade fair for Europe's third-largest medtech market. With a practical focus on novel designs, materials, technologies and processes, the spotlight is on how integration and development of new applications leads to innovations in the medtech industry.
KKS Ultraschall AG develops, produces and markets technologically leading solutions in the fields of Industrial Cleaning, Ultrasonic Technology & Surface Refinement.
Medical Additive Manufacturing - implant design, production, material sciences and AM process qualification
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