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Formlabs Announces Distribution Partnership with BTech
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Formlabs Announces Distribution Partnership with BTech

New partnership with Turkish distributor BTECH further enhances Formlabs sales and service efforts in Turkish market. BERLIN, Germany, April 20th 2017 — Formlabs, the designer and manufacturer of powerful and accessible 3D printing systems, announced an official distribution partnership with BTech, a leading company in additive manufacturing based in Turkey. This addition will further enhance...

Injured Sea Turtle Rescued; Will Return to the Ocean with 3D-Printed Beak
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Injured Sea Turtle Rescued; Will Return to the Ocean with 3D-Printed Beak

By now you’re familiar with 3D printing – the process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. It’s being used for everything from creating prototype packaging to surgical tools – and now, to create a new beak for an injured sea turtle. In Turkey, animal rescuers found a sea turtle that had been...

3D-printed titanium jaw lets turtle eat again
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3D-printed titanium jaw lets turtle eat again

A sea turtle seriously injured in a boating collision has been given a new lease of life — and the ability to eat again — after receiving a 3D-printed prosthetic jaw. The loggerhead turtle, which is classified as an endangered species, was hit by a boat propeller whilst swimming in its natural habitat in Turkey....

Injured sea turtle gets 3D printed jaw
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Injured sea turtle gets 3D printed jaw

A 3D-printed beak has been fitted to a sea turtle injured by a collision with a boat’s propeller. The beak, made of medical-grade titanium, replaces the loggerhead turtle’s jaws, half of which were sheared off in the accident. Detailed scans of the injured creature’s head were used to generate the design of the prosthetic beak....