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Medical Grade 3D Printing?

FDA not approved

On May 10th the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft report that will lay the groundwork for approving 3D printed medical devices. ‘Technical Considerations for Additive Manufactured Devices: Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff” is a 28 page document that covers the FDA’s current position and possible regulations for future FDA approval for 3D…

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Mão 3D – The project that is changing lifes for the kids in Brazil

e-nable 3d-printing

E-Nable and  3D-Printing Inspired by the sad tale of a South African carpenter who was in dire need of a highly flexible and low-cost alternative to standard prosthetics, the Mão3D (3DHand) program is the leading project in the e-Nable global family of systems, which offers affordable, 3D-printable prosthetics for low-income communities and currently aims to help over a hundred arm…

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3D Printing for People with Disabilities

enable raptor hand

2015 was the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act. This landmark civil rights bill provided legal protection and rights to access for everyone. Within those short 25 years, much has been accomplished in providing equal access to buildings and adaptive equipment. However there are still people with disabilities that do not have access to affordable adaptive devices and…

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