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Materialise expands work with HP on industrial‐scale 3D printing

Materialise and HP Inc. have announced an expansion of work to pave the way towards industrial-scale 3D printing, including integration of Materialise’s software with HP’s Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions.

Also included is an important certification validating the HP solutions as fully compatible with Materialise Mimics in Print software for use in healthcare.

Other initiatives to accelerate the digital transformation of manufacturing, include the integration of a new version of the Materialise Build Processor to support the full range of printers in the HD 3D printing portfolio.

Materialise’s Build Processor provides a seamless connection between the Materialise Magics 3D Print Suite and HP Jet Fusion 3D printing solutions, enabling advanced data preparation, improved operation management and production monitoring.

In combination with Materialise Streamics software, it allows users to store relevant build-data for improved traceability.

Another initiative is the certification of HP 3D printing solutions as part of Materialise’s program to test and validate 3D printing technology as being fully compatible with the latest version of Materialise Mimics and Mimics inPrint software.

This certification allows medical professionals to use the printers, in combination with Mimics software technology, to print robust full-colour anatomical models for diagnostic and surgical planning processes.

This includes cardiac, orthopedic and cranio maxillofacial models complete with vascular structure that have been historically difficult to 3D print.