Affordable Prosthetics Made Possible with 3D Printing

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ZBrush has been used by artists to craft 3D printable creations for years but it’s always satisfying when that creation goes beyond art and enters the realm of a life changing device. Jonathan Shaller recently shared his prosthesis work with the ZBrushCentral community. There, he tells us about a young boy named Dante who was born with a disfigured left hand. Spiderman is Dante’s hero and as such, Jonathan designed a prosthetic hand with Spiderman styling using ZBrush, which was then 3D printed for young Dante.

Read more about Jonathan’s work and about the E-Nable organization here on ZBrushCentral

2 Responses

  1. I read your article and I was struck by how the implants in 3D in the medical field are so used nowadays , and all the research that is behind these results . But above all the great machines that produce prostheses “save lives ” in some cases . Sifting through a bit ‘ here and there I found an interesting article on 3D printing of dentures:

    I believe that could be the future .
    I hope to get feedback .

  2. I am researching affordable prosthetics for a project and am wondering if you guys could give me some pointers

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