Case Study

Stratasys 3D Printing

Stratasys 3D Printed Exoskeleton

By: Stratasys

3D Printing Custom Orthopedic Devices

3D printing can be used in a range of industries and applications with one of the most prominent use cases being in the medical industry. 

In this case study, a 3D printed exoskeleton helps a little girl lift her arms and play. Read how the head of pediatric engineering and research designer at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a Stratasys 3D printer to build a custom orthopedic device.

Topic Overview

    1. Test traditional Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton (WREX)
    2. Scale down size and weight using Stratasys 3D printer
    3. 3D print prototype in ABS plastic 
    4. Apply 3D printing methodology to help 15+ children use their arms
 

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