Surgery is expensive and potentially risky, and 3D printed surgical guides reduce costs and the chance of something going wrong.
A few companies have flexible 3D printed materials, but up until now they’ve been just barely non-rigid. Now Materialise has a truly flexible material.
Whether you need a heart for education purposes or to test a catheter, Materialise will either print a model of your own heart or one out of their not at all creepy heart catalog.
Stratasys and Materialise unveiled their 3D printed fashion collaborations as part of Iris van Herpen’s Haute Couture show, ‘VOLTAGE’ in Paris Fashion Week.
Spectacular experiments in the fashion world are constantly creating challenges for the 3D printers, pushing the boundaries of this dynamically developing industry.
With the help of the Materlise team, this was the first time that a full-face transplant procedure was fully planned digitally with 3D modeling and 3D printing.
The founder and CEO of Materialise, Wilfried Vancraen, made a TEDx presentation in March, where he discussed ways in which 3D Printing is transforming our world for the better.