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3D Printing Applications for the Medical Industry

3D Printing Applications for the Medical Industry

3D printed bones, tissues, and organs are no longer the stuff of science fiction. Additive manufacturing (AM) is now used for everything from surgical implants to prosthetics and even organs and bones.

9 Advantages of 3D Printing

9 Advantages of 3D Printing

This article covers the advantages of 3D printing, particularly over more traditional technologies like CNC machining, lathe turning, injection molding, and casting.

Guide to 3D Printing for Dentists

Guide to 3D Printing for Dentists

With additive manufacturing, dentists and technologists can make devices and guides that are specifically suited to each patient’s tooth alignment and structure. Learn about the applications of 3D printing for orthodontics, models, surgical guides, crowns and bridges, and more.

Emerging Trends in 3D Printing: 2019 and Beyond

Emerging Trends in 3D Printing: 2019 and Beyond

3D printing has a bright future in the world of “Industry 4.0” and the advanced manufacturing sector of cyber-physical systems. Increasingly diverse raw materials, sophisticated modeling technologies, precise outputs, and more expands every year.