December 2, 2017
On December 2, 2017, the metallographic StereoLithography Apparatus (SLA) multitasking machining Medical Equipment Forum held a symposium at the Tokyo Forum Center of Matsuura Machinery. There were 40 participants, such as university professors, researchers, and employees of the manufacturer.
The Forum was established to apply the techniques of lamination molding and high-speed cutting of the Metal Photomolding multitasking machine (Hybrid Metal 3D printer)”LUMEX” of Matsuura Machinery to the fields of medical and medical equipment.
Five lectures were given this time. Toshiharu Muramatsu, the chairman of Japan Atomic Energy Agency Applied Laser Technology Institute, discusses the melt solidification simulation by laser.
Hidehito Sinpo, the assistant professor of Tsurumi University School of Dental medicine, reported on dental prostheses (dentures) in the USA. Yoshimitsu Okazaki, the chairman of the forum, said “We have focused on research that uses cobalt chrome recently, and resumed research on titanium. We would like to deepen our research and development.”