3D printer can process PEEK: 3 things to know

Written by Shayna Korol | July 31, 2018 | Print  |

Medical 3D printer manufacturer Kumovis won the Munich Business Plan Competition 2018 in Germany, according to Innovation Origins

 

Here are three things to know:

1. Kumovis developed a 3D printing process based on fused filament fabrication.

2. The printer can process medical-grade high performance plastics such as PEEK.

3. Kumovis uses a temperature-controlled air circuit and special filter contents to create a cleanroom environment within the installation space. This prevents the implants inside from becoming contaminated with outside particles.

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