Medical

Characterizing the Eye at the Nanoscale

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

Despite the retina’s importance, the complex relationship between its anatomy and physiology is not yet fully understood. The Mimics® Innovation Suite helped Kim et al. use immuno-electron microscopy to characterize a new visual processing pathway.

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Medical

Population-Based Validation of a Subcutaneous Bone Conduction Implant System

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

When launching a new implant system, how do you know that it will fit the vast majority of your target patient population and how can you prove this to your customers? Hearing implant company Cochlear BAS turned to Anatomical Data Mining for their design validation.

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Software

Schunk’s 3D-Printed Grippers Grab All Attention

Solutions: Custom Software Development, Streamics

German expert in clamping technology and gripping systems Schunk worked with Materialise to create eGrip, the world's first fully-automated design and ordering tool for 3D-Printed gripper fingers.

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Software

Materialise Build Processor Rescues Steven Ma’s 3D-Printed Chain Dress Wedding Veil

Solutions: Build Processor, Laser Sintering, Magics

Shanghai-based XUBERANCE® founder Steven Ma has designed the world’s longest 3D-printed wedding veil, made possible by Materialise’s Build Processor software and 3D Printing services.

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Software

See the World through a Colorful, Multi-Textured Telescope

Solutions: 3-matic, Magics, PolyJet

Telescope aficionados looking to stand out with their newest acquisition can now go for a 3D-printed telescope with different textures and colors, thanks to Materialise software program Materialise 3-matic and Stratasys’ Objet printers.

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Medical

Creating the Perfect Fit for a Pulsatile Total Artificial Heart

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite

The accurate fit of a Total Artificial Heart is an important challenge as every patient’s anatomy is unique. German device engineers were looking for a way to optimize their designs to treat the maximum number of patients.

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Manufacturing

Five Software Packages Lead to One Majestic Jaguar

Solutions: Additive Manufacturing, Build Processor, Magics, Mammoth Stereolithography

What’s the best way to enter a harbor in style? The bow of the luxury yacht KISMET is now adorned with a massive majestic jaguar, good for scaring off any maritime threats. Materialise was delighted to help make this yacht owner’s dream come true.

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Manufacturing

Bringing Back the Spirit of a Classic Sports Car

Solutions: Reverse Engineering

In more than a 100 years of automobile history, only a handful of cars hit the books as iconic models. One such model is the Mercedes 300 SL. Today, the original spirit of a 55-year-old beauty was brought back to life with 3D-printed spare parts.

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Manufacturing

Get into High Gear with Altair’s Optimized Race Car Brake Pedal

Solutions: CAD, 3-matic, Additive Manufacturing

Altair, a company offering technology and services for business and engineering innovation, has twenty years of experience in optimizing strength in structure and design. In the past, their users redesigned optimized models in CAD and sent them for conventional manufacturing.

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Manufacturing

The Future of Personalization Looks Bawsome

Solutions: Additive Manufacturing, Streamics

With Bawsome, you can personalize glasses according to frame (both front and temples) and lens color. Not only that, but you can also write messages on the side in the color of your choice to “change your accessory into a statement”.

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Medical

Revolutionizing Jaw Angle Surgery with 3D Planning and Custom Implant Design

Solutions: Mimics Innovation Suite, ProPlan CMF

The team of Professor Mommaerts from the European Face Centre planned a complex jaw angle reconstruction with Materialise’s PROPLAN CMF and 3-matic software for a girl with hemifacial microsomia.

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Software

Materialise 3-matic Makes Topology Optimization More Attractive

Solutions: 3-matic, Additive Manufacturing, CAD, Magics, Metal 3D Printing

A Delft University graduate student wanted to use topology optimization to minimize the volume and weight of an aircraft engine bracket. However, it was taking too long to convert optimized files back to a CAD format: until he tried 3-maticSTL.

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