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A MAN has had 75 per cent of his skull replaced with a custom-made 3D-printed implant.

The company says about 500 people in the US could make use of the technology each month, with recipients ranging from injured construction workers through to wounded soldiers.

It says it can produce an implant within two weeks of obtaining 3D scans of the affected area

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/technology/patient-has-75-per-cent-of-his-skull-replaced-by-3dd-printed-implant/story-e6frfro0-1226593075470#ixzz2QBnYa5lY

The company is Oxford Performance Materials - anyone?

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It is a very cheap process (or can be) compared to conventional subtractive methods - both in the material cost / waste and equipment cost. New materials are coming on stream all the time. We'll also see extnesion of the tech to very small scale to very large scale.

Quite a game changer for prototype, one off and short run production.

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  • 243 Brexit, House prices and Summer 2020

    1. 1. Including the effects Brexit, where do you think average UK house prices will be relative to now in June 2020?


      • down 5% +
      • down 2.5%
      • Even
      • up 2.5%
      • up 5%



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