Tag: 3D Printing


Orthotic 3-D Printing Plays in Superbowl 50

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Mar 2016

Orthotic 3-D Printing Plays in Superbowl 50

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis broke his arm during the NFC playoff game. Under normal circumstances, this would have ended his chance in playing in Superbowl 50 two weeks later. Initially, doctors fitted his forearm with a metal plate held on by a dozen screws. This would be sturdy, but not strong or flexible enough to withstand the impact of an NFL tackle, which has...

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