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Latest developments in 3D printing of Silicone elastomer

Wacker's ACEO technology utilizes Drop-On-Demand approach which delivers precise drops of silicone material which flow into each other, building a continuous layer, layer is then cured with a UV light. 

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Additive manufacturing may disrupt these industries 

Additive manufacturing or 3D printing continues to evolve rapidly. From its humble beginnings as a solution for rapid prototyping now the industry is on the verge of challenging a wide variety of industries.

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Top 4 trends in the Medical Device Industry

If the dynamic nature of the medical device industry drew you to it, you’re going to enjoy 2017. While many of 2016’s challenges – cybersecurity risk and merger mania – will continue this year, transformations are on the horizon.

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Industry 4.0 LEAN’s next step

#industry40 tranformation is very similar to LEAN transformation and hence companies can use similar strategies to achieve untapped productivity and profitability gains

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Additive Manufacturing Changing How Medical Implants Are Produced

An international team of physicians and medical device engineers made medical history in October 2015 when they successfully designed, manufactured and implanted a titanium sternum and rib cage in a person for the first time. Source: Additive Manufacturing Is Changing How Implants Are Made Additive Manufacturing to play a critical role in Industry 4.0 UK's… Continue reading Additive Manufacturing Changing How Medical Implants Are Produced