3D Printing: Additive Manufacturing Part 3

Two previous posts discussed 3D printing.  This technology is currently being used in the hearing aid industry, as it is in many other industries, for modeling, and even for some product fabricating, especially earmolds and custom-molded shells for in-ear products.  A previous post described Stereolithography (SL) and Selective Laser Sintering (SLS).  This post describes two…

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The Human Ear – The Auricle Part 2

This post is a second in a series related to the anatomy of the human ear, specifically on the pinna, or auricle (Figure 1).  Part 1 of this series started by identifying and defining the main external structural features of the auricle.  This post concentrates on two primary dimensions of the auricle – length and…

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