Daily Archives: January 27, 2016

Dutch startup Tractus 3D to reveal 3.5 meter tall T3500 3D printer at MECC

Dutch startup Tractus 3D to reveal 3.5 meter tall T3500 3D printer at MECC
3D printing startup Tractus 3D has built a large-format, 3.5-meter tall 3D printer that can be customized for various industry-specific needs, including being modified to reach up to 450°C for 3D printing PEEK for medical and even aerospace needs. The …
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Toddler gets world first adult kidney transplant using 3D printing

Toddler gets world first adult kidney transplant using 3D printing
To conduct the transplant, for which Lucy's father Chris, 35, donated his kidney, the surgeons made detailed models of Mr Boucher's kidney and Lucy's abdomen with a 3D printer, so they could map out the procedure with precision, hence minimising risks.
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