April 23-26, 2018 | Fort Worth Convention Center | Fort Worth, TX | Exhibits April 24-26

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Thursday May 11, 2017
10:15 am - 10:40 am Expert

Additive Manufacture of Stiffness Matched Skeletal Fixation Devices

David Dean PhD, Associate Professor, The Ohio State University

Additive manufacturing (3D Printing) has been used to produce metallic medical devices, including custom skeletal fixation devices. Th[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
10:45 am - 11:10 am Intermediate

Design Considerations and Capabilities for Implants Manufactured with Integrated Porous Structures

Oscar Hedin, Senior Applications Engineer, Team Leader Medical, Arcam AB

EBM technology is already in full use for the production of CE-certified, FDA-cleared, and CFDA-approved orthopedic implants[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:15 am - 11:40 am Intermediate

Different Metal Additive Manufacturing Laser Methods Compared to EBM for Serialized Production of Orthopedic Implants

Emanuele Magalini, R&D Manager, Eurocoating s.p.a.

The main advantage of AM is design freedom, because it can manufacture complex surface components in a cost-time competitive manner. Indeed on[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program
11:45 am - 12:10 pm Intermediate

Effect of Powder Morphology on Mechanical Properties of Cobalt-Chrome Alloy for the Dental Industry by Laser Powder Bed Fusion

Ivy Li, R&D Engineer, Material Technology Innovations Co Ltd

Laser powder bed fusion parts using cobalt-chrome metal alloys are of great interest for the dental industry. Since metal powder all[...]
MMI:  Metals Medical Manufacturing Innovations (MMI) Program