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Silicon Valley's Annual BIOMEDevice (San Jose)

  • San Jose Convention Center 150 W. San Carlos St. San Jose, CA 95110 (map)

Back for its 11th year, BIOMEDevice San Jose brings together more than 1,500 medical device industry professionals and 250+ suppliers on one floor for this premiere, must-attend event. Join other industry leaders and experts from across Silicon Valley's booming medical device design and manufacturing community to learn more about the latest developments, trends, and technological breakthroughs across the medtech spectrum.

Using Additive Manufacturing Effectively

Featured FATHOM Speakers // Tony Slavik (Applications Engineering Manager) and Kaitlyn Bailey (Applications Engineer)

Wed. December 5 // 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM | Tech Theater - Booth 121 (View)

Thurs. December 6 // 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM | Tech Theater - Booth 121 (View)

Tech Theater // 45-Minute Presentation

Additive manufacturing has been rapidly evolving into a powerful production tool. The medical industry has been an early adopter and has been one of the driving forces behind this evolution. To effectively utilize this new (relative to most plastic or metal manufacturing methods) manufacturing method, it is critical to understand and design to the strengths. Whether it be plastic or metal, there are ways to leverage the freedom of complexity afforded by additive to make up for some of current limitations in cost, speed, and material availability.