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[Updating] What leading 3D printing companies around the world are doing to address the Coronavirus crisis

As many industrial giants around the world (Tesla, Ferrari, Airbus, FCA just to mention a few) take extensive measures to repurpose their production lines, for 3D printing companies this is just a matter of changing the CAD file.  . While 3D printing alone does not...

UC San Diego Engineers and Doctors Team Up to Retrofit and Build Ventilators with 3D-Printing

A team of engineering students and faculty at Jacobs School of Engineering at UC San Diego have developed a device to convert a manual ventilator into an automatic ventilator.  . This system uses 3D-printed parts to compress the bag to push air into a patient’s lungs....

Siemens opens AM network up to medical providers

Siemens today announced that it is making its Additive Manufacturing Network and in-house 3D printing capabilities available to medical providers across the globe to help accelerate the design and manufacturing of in-demand medical components.  . Siemens hopes its...

Prisma Health develops FDA-authorized 3D-printed device that lets a single ventilator treat four patients

The impending shortage of ventilators for U.S. hospitals is likely already a crisis, but will become even more dire as the number of patients with COVID-19 that are suffering from severe symptoms and require hospitalization grows. That’s why a simple piece of hardware...

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