3-D Printing Of Medical Devices Has Many Dimensions
Law360, New York (May 7, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT) -- 3-D printing, also referred to as "additive manufacturing" or "rapid prototyping," is the process of making three-dimensional objects from digital designs. Two of the most common types of printers are "disposition printers," which deposit layers of materials until the 3-D object is built and "binding printers," which build the object by binding, usually with adhesive or laser fusing, the underlying layers, to create a whole object at the end of the process.
Perhaps this seems pretty straightforward, but delving into the 3-D printing of medical devices highlights the multiple aspects of this process and underscores the potential challenges associated with the...
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