Knee at your fingertips -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Knee at your fingertips

Interview with Dr. Tassilo Moritz, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS

How can you print ceramics, what purpose do they have and how benefits medical technology? Answers provides Dr. Tassilo Moritz from Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS.

22/04/2016

Photo: Man at his desktop - Tassilo Moritz

Dr. Tassilo Moritz ; © Foto Fraunhofer

Photo: section through a manufactured 3D printing microreactor

Section through an additively manufactured ceramic microreactor: The complex ducting and the fluidic connections at the top were printed with the component; & Copy; Photo Fraunhofer

Photo: Knee joint

The condyles of the knee can be printed accurately modeled. This creates personalized prostheses; & Copy; Photo Fraunhofer

Photo: Simone Ernst; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann