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Prosthetic Socket: Designed for Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing offers many opportunities for prostheses design and production. For example, 3D printing the lattice structures directly onto the device has enabled the designer to manipulate critical parameters such as stiffness, impact absorption, and breathability.

In this nTop Live, Yuki Okada, Technical Marketing Engineer at nTopology, shows you how to create patient-specific lower limb prosthesis sockets and apply the latest developments in prosthesis design. He shows you how to develop streamlined reusable workflows for mass customization of compression release stabilized sockets. 

The topic of this nTop Live was inspired by the work of Jade Myers, Research Development Specialist at RIT

Watch and learn how to:

  • Streamline reusable workflows and customize your existing products
  • Generate smartly placed perforations using field-driven design
  • Generate and thicken lattices using field-driven design

Level: Basic

Industry: Medical

Applications: Medical Devices, Prosthetics, Architected Materials

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Recreate the steps that Yuki followed in this nTop Live. To download all the necessary files for this training, click here.