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3D Printing and Occupational Therapy

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Joel Phillips

on 25 October 2013

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Transcript of 3D Printing and Occupational Therapy

3D Printing and Occupational Therapy
What does this all mean for OT?
Pushing Innovation (unlocking our ideas)

Service delivery models (what we can do and where)

Custom adaptive equipment (Thingiverse, Shapeways, ect.
What is 3D printing?
3D Printing
Also referred to as " additive manufacturing"
3D Printing
3D printing is a process of making a three-dimensional solid object of virtually any shape from a digital model. 3D printing is achieved using an additive process, where successive layers of material are laid down in different shapes.
The future is NOW!
How it works...
After a finished design file is sent to the 3D printer, you choose a specific material.
Depending on the printer, this can be rubber, plastics, paper, polyurethane-like materials, metals and more.
Bio tech and Bio-compatible objects
Process in action...
Household Goods
Prototypes
Apparel
Art

Process
Printer processes vary, but the material is usually sprayed, squeezed or otherwise transferred from the printer onto a platform.

When the printer is told to print something, it pulls the bio-plastic filament through a tube and into an extruder, which heats it up and deposits it through a small hole and onto the build plate.

Then, a 3D printer makes passes (much like an inkjet printer) over the platform, depositing layer on top of layer of material to create the finished product (look closely — you can see the layers).
Evaluation & Assessment


Activity Analysis (in context "real time"


Recommendations


Intervention & Implementation

Remember....
We are in the business of solving real human problems by using human solutions.
3D Solutions
thingiverse.com
What the future looks like...
Medical 3D printing has established itself as a big trend for the industry. We’ve seen different articles about life-saving devices or splints but it’s the first 3D-printed cast for fractured bones.
The possibilities are endless...
Thank you!
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