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Emanuel M Sachs, John S Haggerty, Michael J Cima, Paul A Williams: Three-dimensional printing techniques. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert F O Connell, April 20, 1993: US05204055 (557 worldwide citation)

A process for making a component by depositing a first layer of a fluent porous material, such as a powder, in a confined region and then depositing a binder material to selected regions of the layer of powder material to produce a layer of bonded powder material at the selected regions. Such steps ...


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Linda G Cima, Michael J Cima: Preparation of medical devices by solid free-form fabrication methods. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arnall Golden & Gregory, February 13, 1996: US05490962 (319 worldwide citation)

Solid free-form techniques for making medical devices for controlled release of bioactive agent and implantation and growth of Cells are described using computer aided design. Examples of SFF methods include stereo-lithography (SLA), selective laser sintering (SLS), ballistic particle manufacturing ...


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Michael Cima, Emanuel Sachs, Tailin Fan, James F Bredt, Steven P Michaels, Satbir Khanuja, Alan Lauder, Sang Joon J Lee, David Brancazio, Alain Curodeau, Harald Tuerck: Three-dimensional printing techniques. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert F O Connell, Henry D Pahl Jr, February 7, 1995: US05387380 (291 worldwide citation)

A process for making a component by depositing a first layer of a powder material in a confined region and then depositing a binder material to selected regions of the layer of powder material to produce a layer of bonded powder material at the selected regions. Such steps are repeated a selected nu ...


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Linda G Cima, Michael J Cima: Tissue regeneration matrices by solid free form fabrication techniques. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Arnall Golden & Gregory, May 21, 1996: US05518680 (266 worldwide citation)

Solid free-form techniques for making medical devices for implantation and growth of cells from polymers or polymer/inorganic composites using computer aided design are described. Examples of SFF methods include stereo-lithography (SLA), selective laser sintering (SLS), ballistic particle manufactur ...


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Dmitri Brodkin, Carlino Panzera, Paul Panzera: Mass production of dental restorations by solid free-form fabrication methods. Jeneric Pentron, Ann M Knab, November 27, 2001: US06322728 (264 worldwide citation)

Solid free form fabrication techniques such as fused deposition modeling and three-dimensional printing are used to create a dental restoration. Three-dimensional printing includes ink-jet printing a binder into selected areas of sequentially deposited layers of powder. Each layer is created by spre ...


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Hanan Gothait: Apparatus and method for three dimensional model printing. Objet Geometries, Eitan Pearl Latzer & Cohen Zedek, July 10, 2001: US06259962 (233 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and a method for three-dimensional printing of a three-dimensional model is provided. The apparatus includes a printing head having a plurality of nozzles, a dispenser connected to the printing head for selectively dispensing interface material in layers and curing means for optionally cur ...


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Emanuel M Sachs, John S Haggerty, Michael J Cima, Paul A Williams: Three-dimensional printing techniques. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Robert F O Connell, August 23, 1994: US05340656 (198 worldwide citation)

A process for making a component by depositing a first layer of a powder material in a confined region and then depositing a binder material to selected regions of the layer of powder material to produce a layer of bonded powder material at the selected regions. Such steps are repeated a selected nu ...


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Salvatore Caldarise: Self-lubricating implantable articulation member. Johnson & Johnson Professional, William C Nutter McClennen & Fish Geary III, June 24, 1997: US05641323 (175 worldwide citation)

Implantable articles, such as bone prostheses, are prepared by casting techniques and have incorporated therein fluid communicating passageways. The internal fluid communicating passageways convey synovial fluid from a joint space to the articulation surface of an artificial joint. The presence of s ...


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Jill K Sherwood, Linda G Griffith, Scott Brown: Composites for tissue regeneration and methods of manufacture thereof. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Therics, Holland & Knight, September 24, 2002: US06454811 (173 worldwide citation)

Composite devices for tissue engineering are provided having a gradient of one or more of the following: materials, macroarchitecture, microarchitecture, or mechanical properties, which can be used to select or promote attachment of specific cell types on and in the devices prior to and/or after imp ...


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Sachs Emanuel M, Haggerty John S, Cima Michael J, Williams Paul A: Three-dimensional printing techniques.. Massachusetts Inst Technology, June 12, 1991: EP0431924-A2 (139 worldwide citation)

A process for making a component by (A) depositing a first layer of a powder material in a confined region and then (B) depositing a binder material to selected regions of the layer of powder material to produce a layer of bonded powder material at the selected regions. Such steps are repeated a sel ...