Study finds 3D printed titanium scaffolds better than current bone-grafting treatments

At Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, “Europe’s largest University clinic,” researchers are working to prove that, in specific cases, 3D printed titanium-mesh scaffolds offer a better alternative to conventional bone-grafting techniques using a patient’s own bone. The tr...

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Posted on Jan 13, 2018

3D printing news Sliced, Hawk3D, Google, SEGA, Proto Labs, Norsk Titanium, and Dartmouth College

This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced features Sharebot, Norsk Titanium, SEGA, Hawk 3D Proto, 3D Platform, Caribbean Maritime University, Singapore’s Land Transport Authority, Google, Saarland University, Factum Foundation for Digital Technology in Conservation, Aibot, Proto Lab...

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Posted on Nov 29, 2017

3D printing news Sliced, Trumpf, Norsk Titanium, Konami and NuVasive

This edition of 3D printing news Sliced features stories from Spee3d, the University of Pittsburgh, the Virtual Curation Laboratory, Charles Darwin University, Norsk Titanium, NuVasive, Trumpf, Pro Evolution Soccer, Space IL, Fishy Filaments, Obayashi Corporation and XRobots. Significant sale...

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Posted on Oct 23, 2017

Airbus installs first 3D printed titanium bracket on a production A350 aircraft

Airbus has completed the installation of a 3D printed titanium bracket on an in-series production A350 XWB aircraft. Though in service since January 2015 with 1,000 3D printed parts on board, the A350 bracket marks Airbus’ expansion of its 3D printed part catalog for the plane, showing that ad...

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Posted on Sep 15, 2017

EIT 3D printed titanium cage portfolio receives FDA approval

3D printed Cellular Titanium® spinal support implants are now approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Made by German medical device firm Emerging Implant Technologies GmbH (EIT), the cages have shown an impressive turnaround from production to market, helping to validate 3D print...

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Posted on Jul 21, 2017