SLM Solutions, the German manufacturer of powerful laser-based metal additive manufacturing systems, has formally entered into a strategic partnership with Canwell Medical, a leading medical device manufacturer in China. Canwell Medical has chosen to use SLM® machines for product development of 3D printed surgical implants. SLM Solutions will provide technical and application assistance, as well as research and development support to further accelerate Canwell Medical’s product certification and serial production.
How Automakers are leveraging 3D printing technology to help in the Fight against Covid-19 – PART III
ArcelorMittal recently revealed that it has been able to take advantage of metal 3D printing to rapidly manufacture ready-to-use spare parts for the steel industry. The 2017 collaboration with Additive Industries, a manufacturer of end-to-end metal 3D printing systems, has helped ArcelorMittal to print large and challenging components for its facilities.
Ford Collaborates with 3M, GE, UAW to Speed-up Production of Medical Devices for Covid-19 Patients and Healthcare Workers
With the global Covid-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, 3D printing companies like Formlabs, have taken it upon themselves to use their rapid customization capabilities to manufacture cheaper but medically-approved alternatives to existing medical devices.
BCN3D Delivers 400 3D Printed Face Shields to Protect Medical Workers in Hospitals from the Covid-19 Crisis
Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 has gripped the entire world the current times are difficult and the world awaits the cure. Though the drug research is going-on, 3D printing is helping doctors, nurses and healthcare workers from getting affected, helping the common man from spreading the virus and producing cheaper alternatives to medical products so the world does not face stock out situations.
We see how 3D printing is helping in the fight against Covid-19. How companies are opening up their facilities to provide access to its 3D printers and expertise to find ways to safeguard people from contracting the virus.