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Medical device innovation utilises 3D print technologies

Supplier: Rapid Pro
16 August, 2012

A recent Medical Design article highlights the increased use of Rapid Prototyping technologies in the field of Medical Device innovation and design.

Craig Lanning, an instructor at the Department of Bio-Engineering at the University of Colarado in Denver said: "Rapid prototyping may have increased the number of design cycles, but it also has dramatically decreased the cycle time."

Arlen Meyers, professor of Otolaryngology, Dentistry and Engineering also at the university refers to 3D printing and prototyping as "a global sandbox" that provides medical professionals in active practice access to the tools and support needed for bringing new ideas and devices to reality.

To read the full article, click here.