News - 22 May 2020
When a small business needed help proving that its invention, a tabletop laser system, could characterize metals faster and more easily than current equipment, they turned to Sandia National...
News - 27 Mar 2019
Joint replacements are one of the most standard optional surgeries—however, nearly 1 in 100 patients is badly affected by postsurgical infections, converting a normal procedure into a costly and...
News - 1 Feb 2018
On the 9th of February 2018, the best ski jumpers in the world will descend on Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games. They will compete at the Alpensia Jumping Park which is...
News - 20 Apr 2017
A team of researchers at Duke University have developed a cartilage-mimicking material, which they hope will one day allow surgeons to 3D print knee replacement parts that are custom-shaped to suit...
News - 10 Apr 2017
A new material that can be used to replace skull bone lost to injury, birth defect, or surgery is being developed by a team including researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. When...
News - 13 Mar 2017
Researchers and professors at McGill University in Canada have worked with 3D printing a number of times, using the technology to 3D print better hip replacements, and even more absurd-sounding items,...
News - 15 Dec 2016
Design and test new polymers with clinical uses in mind, urge Nicholas A. Peppas and Ali Khademhosseini.
Polymers have a wide range of physical and mechanical properties suited to many purposes...
News - 22 Jul 2016
Titanium that is four times harder than steel has been discovered at Rice lab.
Titanium is used as a key material for artificial hip and knee joints because it is durable, nontoxic and...
News - 1 Feb 2016
TWI and Metalysis demonstrate 3D-printed tantalum biomedical implants
Hip and spinal joint replacement patients could soon be receiving individualised, metal 3D-printed implants, thanks to a...
News - 2 Jun 2014
Generally speaking, engineering plastics are those which are replacing conventional materials such as metals and alloys in general engineering.
In addition, the term 'engineering plastic'...