3D Printing, Medical, FDM Technology, 3D Printing Materials

FDM Material Biocompatibility

September 11, 2018

3D printing has come a long way from where it started. It has made so many advances that it can even help save people's lives. Currently, Stratasys offers (3) different materials that have either been tested by the raw material manufacturer, or by Stratasys, and have some level of compliance.

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Medical 3D Printing (Part 3): Hospitals

September 1, 2017

To wrap up our three-part blog series focused on applications of 3D printing in the medical industry, we'll discuss the use of 3D printers specifically in the hospital setting. While research on 3D printing in hospitals has been published as far back as 1998, the majority of publications date after 2014this is a result of recent technological advancements and being more newly adopted into this medical sector. Keep reading to see how 3D printing is changing the game for hospital's surgical departments, clinical training and patient recovery programs. 

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Medical 3D Printing (Part 2): Medical Devices

August 31, 2017

While still evolving, 3D printing has largely impacted how R&D departments, research labs and product development teams approach medical device manufacturing. In Part 1 of our three-part blog series, we talk about how 3D printing helps customize prosthetics, orthotics and bionics. In Part 2, we outline how it's used in different stages of medical device development and is advancing biomedical engineering and the healthcare industry.

3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Medical

Medical 3D Printing (Part 1): Prosthetics, Orthotics, Bionics

August 29, 2017

In the past decade, new additive technologies have emerged, empowering researchers and lending more accurate, costumizable solutions to the medical industry. In our blog, we outline how additive technologies enable tailor-made prosthetics, orthotics and bionics.

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How to Use 3D Scanning in the Medical Industry

August 8, 2017

3D scanning is growing in popularity, becoming incorporated in every vertical from Engineering and Design, to Architecture and Science, to Sculpture reconstruction and Healthcare. This technology is nimble, showing off its speed for reverse engineering, data acquisition and communication. Many industries are benefiting from 3D scanning applications  particularly the Medical Industry.

Here is how 3D scanning can be used in the following medical sectors:

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3D Printing Application Spotlight: Anatomical Models

June 30, 2016

3D printing is thriving in the health and medical industries - and for good reason. The practicality of utilizing 3D printing to create realistic anatomical models is quickly being recognized. Watch our video to find out how clients at the National Institute of Health are using 3D printing to study the bonding behavior of protein molecules. 


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3D Printing in the Medical Industry: Videos by Scott Rader & Kevin Billett

May 16, 2016

Interested in how additive manufacturing fits into the world of healthcare and medicine? You're in the right place. We have two great videos for you covering 3D printing in the medical industry. Watch below:

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Electrical Design, Medical

ProNova's Cancer-Killing SC360 Proton Therapy System (Part 3)

September 24, 2015

In our final Q&A session with ProNova Solutions, we look towards the future.

Jon Huber, Director of Engineering, talks about how their proton therapy system has been received, SOLIDWORKS' role in their operations and what's coming down the pike for ProNova.

Read the ProNova blog series from the beginning. Check out Part 1 and Part 2.

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ProNova's Cancer-Killing SC360 Proton Therapy System (Part 2)

September 15, 2015

ProNova Solutions' proton therapy system is redefining the future of cancer treatment. We sat down with Jon Huber,Director of Engineering, for ProNova, for an in-depth interview about this exciting technology.

In Part 1 of this three part Q&A, Huber explained how their SC360 device works for proton therapy. This week, he discusses how they use SOLIDWORKS Electrical to manage complex wiring for a large-scale, three-story structure.

Missed the last blog? Get caught up on Part 1 here.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Electrical Design, Medical

ProNova's Cancer-Killing SC360 Proton Therapy System (Part 1)

September 1, 2015

You may have seen the buzz recently surrounding ProNova Solutions' proton therapy system. The Knoxville-based company is revolutionizing the medical industry with their tumor-treating compact superconducting gantry, and their innovative design has made them the subject of a major SOLIDWORKS media campaign.

We sat down with Jon Huber, Director of Engineering, for an in-depth discussion about their proton therapy system, how it works and why SOLIDWORKS Electrical was the right solution.   

Learn more about how ProNova is waging war against cancer in this SOLIDWORKS blog and video.


New On Born To Design: Disposable Diagnostic Ebola Test

July 8, 2015

Written By Barbara Schmitz on June 11, 2015

The 2014 Ebola epidemic was the largest in history, affecting multiple countries in West Africa and killing more than 11,000 people. The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention and its partners worldwide are working to prevent future outbreaks, but these efforts are easier said than done.

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3D Printing New Products in the Medical Device Industry

June 10, 2015

Creating New Products and Categories in the Medical Device Industry

If you are in the medical device industry and haven't adopted 3D printing, your ability to innovate faster than the competition is at a disadvantage. Companies are 3D printing innovative, functional parts and creating new products and categories daily. Take a look at how 3D printing is making waves with external devices and systems.