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3D printing brings a new dimension to implant manufacture

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A COMPANY that is using 3D printing techniques to produce surgical implants for dogs says it is set to expand thanks to new investment.

Fusion Implants is a spin-out company from the University of Liverpool and has devised a way to manufacture high-performance veterinary implants from titanium using 3D printing, or ‘additive manufacturing’ as it is also known.

It reports that new investment from the North West Fund for Venture Capital will allow it to increase production of an implant that can be used in surgery to repair …

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