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Medical model, 3D printing, additive manufacturing, metrotomography.


The paper is focused on the area of manufacturing reporting medical models for verifications of custom made implants before the implantation. The CAD/CAM (computer-assisted design/computer-assisted manufacturing) trend of production of personalized implants supports the use of additive and subtractive production technologies with the creation of reporting medical models. The paper describes a geometrical comparison of four same patterns of the skull manufactured by different 3D printing technologies. It was realized actual-nominal comparison of CT scans of the medical models with CAD design of the skull as a reference. Deviations from the shape identified in our experiment, show the range from 1,89 mm to -0,91 mm.


Acta Mechanica Slovaca. Volume 19, Issue 4, Pages 44 – 48, ISSN 1335-2393


  Comparations of the 3D Printing Methods for the Production of the Reporting Medical Models


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