Using a Digital Preoperative Plan to Manage Patient Expectations of Joint Replacement Surgery

Clare Satterly
April 14, 2017

Patient satisfaction is the ultimate goal of any orthopaedic surgeon performing a lower limb joint replacement. When the patient is shown to be satisfied with the results of their hip or knee arthroplasty; increased mobility, reduction in pain and consequent improvements in their quality of life, the surgeon can be satisfied that they have improved the life of their patient.

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Realize Automatically Processes 50% of Their Customer Requests Online, Powered by Materialise Robot

Kirsten Van Praet
April 14, 2017

3D printing service bureaus receive orders from customers daily. But before these orders get printed, the design files need to be converted to STL, be repaired, get their printability checked and the customer needs to be provided with a quote. This takes a lot of time.

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Reimagining the Future of Healthcare

Stephanie Benoit
April 12, 2017

Even though healthcare has come a long way over the past century, there are still patients with unique and complex conditions that doctors find themselves challenged by Dr. Jonathan Morris at the Mayo Clinic has been using 3D Printing to push the boundaries of modern healthcare, from visualizing patient anatomies in 3D to surgery guided by precise anatomical models. Hear him speak at the Materialise World Summit to discover what the future of healthcare could look like – and how Mayo Clinic is already making that future a reality.

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Addressing the Challenges of DLP and Bottom-Up 3D Printing

Kirsten Van Praet
April 06, 2017

Sherhryar Khan, Application Engineer at the DLP Competence Centre in Malaysia, measured the impact of our support generation software for bottom-up technology and shares the result of the DLP knowledge center with you.

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Giving the Henry van de Velde Award Trophies a 3D-Printed Twist

Stephanie Benoit
April 04, 2017

The Henry van de Velde Awards are given by Design Flanders every year in Belgium to honor the best design of the year. And it’s only logical that an awards ceremony celebrating good design should have a uniquely designed trophy! Design Flanders turned to us to create twelve trophies for the winners of 2016.

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How Do You Make an Optimized Titanium Aerospace Part as Light as Possible?

Kirsten Van Praet
March 31, 2017

Some of the big benefits of 3D Printing for aerospace are design freedom, short lead times and the creation of lighter and more durable components. The latter leads to a smaller carbon footprint and less fuel consumption. But how can you get the most out of the technology?

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Medical 3D Lab in Action: Clear Benefits after Just One Year

Stella Pahinis
March 28, 2017

The Children’s Memorial Health Institute is one of the largest specialist pediatric hospitals in Poland. Their medical team takes on highly rare and difficult cases of congenital heart disease, and innovative technologies are essential in solving these challenging cases.

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To Lead a Digital Transformation, Be Bold, Be Brave, Be Co-Creative

Vanessa Palsenbarg
March 27, 2017

Hoya Vision Care’s Felix España and Materialise’s Alireza Parandian will soon be taking to the stage as co-keynote speakers at the Materialise World Summit, ready to share their unique insights on what it takes to lead a digital transformation.

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Indian Jewelry Giant Titan Stays on the Cutting Edge with 3D Printing

Stephanie Benoit
March 22, 2017

Titan Company Ltd. is one of the foremost watchmakers and jewelry manufacturers of India. With daughter brands such as Tanishq, Gold Plus and Zoya, Titan has an enormous audience with constantly shifting tastes that need to be anticipated if the company wants to keep its competitive edge. So how does Titan keep their innovative spirit alive? They use the power of 3D Printing!

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The New HP Jet Fusion 4200 3D Printing Machine: Testing in Full Swing

Radhika Dhuru
March 21, 2017

The surface of Materialise engineer Giovanni Vleminckx’s desk is covered in stone-grey 3D prints. Gears, hinges, interlocking links, and the odd Yoda-like figurine. Meet the first test prints of the widely anticipated HP Jet Fusion 3D printer! Announced last autumn, the news of the HP Multi Jet Fusion technology quickly spread waves of excitement throughout the 3D printing world — and Materialise is privileged with prior access to the new technology. Giovanni, as a researcher and engineer in our production unit, got the opportunity to run frequent tests on the machine. Here’s what he thinks.

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