24 November, 2016

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With flexibility in product design, shorter manufacturing processes and possibilities to optimize material usage, the medical implant market has had an extensive growth in metal based additive manufacturing (AM). However, to get the material properties needed there is a requirement for thermal post processing which until today has been time consuming and costly. With the latest development from Quintus Technologies the thermal post processing can be completed in less than six hours which keeps 3D printing a flexible and fast production technology.