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So, Are YOU Ready to 3D Print Bio-Compatible Parts


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Hiya,

This has been an avenue I have been researching for a medical design. It isn't easy finding somewhere cheap to prototype in this arena, having to sometimes opt for a 'substandard' material which would then need to be sterilised to the point of damaging the structure.

It isn't always the issue of the material 'standard' itself, but also the handling and storage conditions to avoid extraneous deposition of possible contagions/allergens/toxins (don't sneeze!).

Personally, if this material came online I would use it instead of the casting and forming I have to do now.

Cheers,

Luis.
#1 Luis on 2011-09-23 08:18 (Reply)
hi

i think it would be awsum to print a holder for my tweeter in my car.. i think it looks very futuristic ..

hoop so we can print stuff with it.

ow and i would like to make my own coca cola class with it.


gr.
#2 janis on 2011-09-23 13:27 (Reply)
one thing more..

i would like to make a a waterproof shell case for my tabled..
so i can shower with it..

gr.
#3 janis on 2011-09-23 14:05 (Reply)
Heya, Use a zilplock bag.. woks a treat
#4 Duann on 2011-09-23 14:07 (Reply)
Our company is looking into prototyping medical devices. That would make the whole process much easier. We could easily provide customised medical devices, based on 3d scanning techniques.
#5 Rgudhb on 2011-09-24 07:34 (Reply)
Printing out synthetic tissue!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/search/news/?q=blood%20vessels%203d%20printer

Very cool things that may help enhance peoples' well being.
#6 Kiran Chicoine (Homepage) on 2011-09-24 08:36 (Reply)

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