Solvay and PrinterPrezz are collaborating on 3D printing selective laser sintering solutions (SLS) for implants and medical devices.
PrinterPrezz is a trailblazer combining polymer and metal 3D printing, nano-technologies and surgical expertise to design and manufacture next generation medical devices. Solvay has over 30 years of experience supplying high-performance polymers to the healthcare industry. The company’s Solviva biomaterials provide optimal performance and meet the requirements for prolonged or permanent exposure to bodily fluids and tissue in the human body. Solvay is leveraging this experience to jointly optimize materials, processing, design and testing for the manufacturing of high-performance 3D printed medical devices. PrinterPrezz’s aims to bring ideas for innovative medical devices to market faster, thus connecting medicine and manufacturing to become the first Medifacturing company in the world. By developing advanced medical devices using processes that combine expertise in 3D printing, orthopaedics, semiconductor and nano- technologies, PrinterPrezz’s ultimate goal is […]
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