Apium hits medical-grade milestone for 3D printed PEEK filament

Apium hits medical-grade milestone for 3D printed PEEK filament

German 3D printer and high performance materials manufacturer Apium Additive Technologies has hit a new milestone in the processing of a PEEK material filament for medical applications. The company’s Medical PEEK 3D Printing, on the Apium M220 Series machine, has met...
The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis

The use of Additive Manufacturing of PEEK in Osteosynthesis

In the field of osteosynthesis, the high-performance polymer PEEK (Polyetheretherketon) is a popular material with versatile properties and applications. Often, injuries or serious illnesses make it necessary to use implants to recover from traumas or malformations....
Process Workflow for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Medical Devices

Process Workflow for 3D Printed Patient-Specific Medical Devices

The first step in producing 3D-printed patient-specific PEEK implants is the production of detailed and partially three-dimensional images. For this, a number of imaging procedures can be used, whereby each procedure offers a different advantage for the patient. The...
Biocompatible Implants – 3D Printing Supports Medical Sector

Biocompatible Implants – 3D Printing Supports Medical Sector

3D printing technologies are today used for different patient related treatments in the medical industry. One of the key areas where it is most widely applied is in the development of models used for planning and preparation aid in surgical work. With respect to human...
Apium Highlights from the International PEEK Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Apium Highlights from the International PEEK Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Organized by The Implant Research Center of Drexel University and Exponent, Inc., sponsored by Invibio Biomaterial Solutions, 3rd International PEEK Meeting took place on 27-28 April, 2017 in Washington, D.C.. The meeting brought engineers, scientists, regulators and...
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