3D Planning Insights for Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair

Liesanne Janssens
December 03, 2020

When it comes to TMVR procedures, the wrong size implant can lead to severe complications or even prove fatal for the patient. 3D planning helps mitigate the risk by providing clarity and accurate measurements, which allows clinicians to perform confidently.

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30 Years of Innovation: Dependable SLS Enables Sustainability in AM

Madeleine Fiello
December 01, 2020

SLS has proven to be a dependable technology that can add great value to almost any application. As our focus at Materialise turns to empowering sustainable choices in AM, we’re using this reliable technology to introduce a new material that enables sustainably manufactured prototypes: Bluesint PA12.

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A New Legacy for AM: Empowering the Choice for Sustainability

Fried Vancraen
November 30, 2020

The past three decades have seen additive manufacturing mature into an innovation technology. Then, with the COVID-19 global health crisis, the benefits of the technology - making urgently needed products faster and locally - became meaningful in a new way. Now, as we enter the fourth decade of 3D printing, let us look at how innovation can empower sustainability and rethink not just what it allows us to make, but what it makes possible.

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3D Printing Creates New Realities for Disabled People

Radhika Dhuru
November 20, 2020

Lien and Debby both face everyday challenges due to their disabilities. However, two very different dreams have become reality. And the team at Materialise Mindware helped make it happen.

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Chains That Change the World

Jana Obermueller
November 12, 2020

Just keeping afloat or actually staying ahead of the curve? In uncertain times such as these, speeding up production and logistics are a must, as is identifying new opportunities as traditional revenue streams are disrupted. Discover how sustainable supply chains and new business models can help. 

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30 Years of Innovation: Stable and Durable FDM Is Ideal for Aerospace

Elizabeth Boorman
November 02, 2020

Since its arrival at Materialise in 2003, FDM has proven to be a reliable addition to our offering, both in terms of mechanical properties over time and quality of the prints themselves. The technology is known for its reliability, repeatability, and quality, making it ideal for certified manufacturing. 

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Disrupting Traditional Product Development with 3D Printing

Nele Motmans
October 20, 2020

Learn how 30 years of innovation is revolutionizing traditional manufacturing through advances in 3D printing design. 

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Mitt Brings Prosthetics within Reach Thanks to 3D Printing

Ksenia Oreshkova
October 15, 2020

UK start-up Mitt is asking us to reconceptualize the idea of what limb replacement really means. By putting function alongside form and leveraging the freedom of design that 3D printing offers, they’ve created a prosthetic arm that is functional, customizable, comfortable and, most importantly, accessible. And it’s this approach that saw them crowned Disrupter of the Year at this year’s London Business Awards.

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How to Start and Scale up a Point-of-Care 3D Printing Lab

Elizabeth Boorman
October 14, 2020

Point-of-Care 3D Printing has many benefits, from quick turnaround time during pandemics to clinical quality to research and innovation. Discover what experts who have set up these in-house medical services have to say on how to start or scale up 3D planning and printing in hospitals. 

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How to Minimize Waste and Reduce Costs with Optimized 3D Nesting

Madeleine Fiello
October 05, 2020

Nesting parts to be 3D printed in an optimal way provides many advantages, most of which enable a major industry goal —waste minimization. Find out our top 4 ways that nesting with the Magics Sinter Module reduces waste.

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