Professional Engineering. 2/27/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p45-45. 1/5p.
HIGH technology industries, COMPUTER simulation, ARTIFICIAL implants, and CERAMICS
The article focuses on the move of prototyping company Unimatic Engineers Ltd. to involve in a collaborative project to improve the performance of bespoke ceramic implants in Great Britain. The company has been working on a method of making ceramic implants to quicken the use of artificial bone replacement to aid patient recovery from accidents. Moreover, such move reveals method used by the company which involves scanning of the patient and the data converted into a computer model of implant.