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3D Systems Digital Manufacturing Solutions Aid International Effort to Rehabilitate Abused Toucan Featured in Animal Planet's TOUCAN NATION

End-to-end solutions enable design and development of 3D printed beak prosthetic for wounded bird Story to be featured on Animal Planet documentary Toucan Nation, airing Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 10PM ET/PT ROCK HILL, S.C. -Â- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today that its digital manufacturing solutions played a crucial role in the rehabilitation of Grecia, a toucan in Costa Rica that...

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3-D Printed Robotic Prosthetics for Enabling The Future

From got robot? - the FTC Robotics Team Royal Die sponsors. We're shipping 7 complete hands and a bunch of parts to be rigged and completed. Then off to Haiti to meet their recipients. A big thanks goes to Royal Die and Stamping Company, Inc. and Acme Design, Inc. for partnering with us in this effort. For more details go to www.enablingthefuture.org.

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FITBIONIC's New Prosthetic Foot Uses Solvay's Torlon® PAI for Key Bearing Components
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FITBIONIC's New Prosthetic Foot Uses Solvay's Torlon® PAI for Key Bearing Components

Ultra-High Performance Polymer Provides Strength, Toughness, andÂ- Wear Resistance in Highly Demanding Load-Bearing Application ALPHARETTA, Ga. – FITBIONIC Inc., Boulder, Colo., an upstart developer and manufacturer of next-generation prosthetic technology, has launched its first product – an innovative prosthetic foot that features high load-carrying bearings made of Torlon®...

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Henkel-Sponsored Athlete Prevails to Win 5th X Games Gold

Award-Winning Prosthetic Leg Design and Loctite® Adhesives Support Mike Schultzs Victory in Adaptive Motocross Rocky Hill, Conn.Â- – Henkel-sponsored adaptive athlete Monster Mike Schultz showcased his athletic prowess and self-taught engineering skills when he took home the gold in the Moto X Adaptive Final at X Games Los Angeles 2013 on August 3. Throughout the competition, Schultz...

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WACKER Unveils Variable-Hardness Silicone Rubber for the Orthopedics Industry

Munich – WACKER, the Munich-based chemical group, will be unveiling a new silicone rubber of variable hardness for orthopedic and prosthetic applications at this year's MEDTEC Europe. SILPURAN® 2410 A/B, an addition curing silicone, can be made harder or softer in the lower Shore A range by varying the mixing ratio of its two components. This gives manufacturers the flexibility to...

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Morris Technologies Builds Prosthetic Foot to Help Someone Climb to New Heights
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Morris Technologies Builds Prosthetic Foot to Help Someone Climb to New Heights

Imagine opening a gift on Christmas morning and finding a body part in the box. This happened to CJ Howard in 2010...well, sort of. CJ was a normal, active teenager in 2002. He liked to snowboard, run, hike, cycle, and swim. And then one day he was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma, a form of cancer that led to part of his leg being amputated just below the knee. He was 18 years old. CJ was...

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