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Over the past few days, some of our e-NABLE members have been at the FDA Public Workshop: Additive Manufacturing Medical Devices: An Interactive Discussion on the Technical Considerations of 3D Printing. A workshop focused on getting members of the FDA, medical field, educators, companies and inventors together to talk about the evaluation process and how […]

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One of the main hopes of our e-NABLE community of volunteers – is that parents and families of those in need of devices will not only learn how to create and assemble these devices together on their own, but will turn around and start teaching other families to do the same. We love getting stories […]

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One of our oldest device users and biggest “Feedback giver,” Peregrine Hawthorn, will be part of our panel presentation during our “Empowering Parents” portion of our conference at Johns Hopkins Medical this coming weekend with his Dad, Peter Binkley who designed the Talon hand, Ody hand,  the Flextensor design and collaborated on the nearly released “Raptor” design […]

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Marcelo Botelho is a student of mechanical engineering, a product designer and a 3D Printing enthusiast located in Brazil. Earlier this year, he came upon a video online about 3D printed prosthetic hands and decided he wanted to try making one for Luanderson, a young boy who asks for money in the streets. The first design […]

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Sometimes…our volunteers get a little crafty…a little artistic and a whole lot – “SUPER” AWESOME!  One of our volunteers, Aaron Brown, decided that he wanted to build a hand to take to a local children’s hospital and the MakerFaire in Grand Rapids, Michigan and wanted to try using some bright colors…and it just so happens that the college […]

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(Click on the image above to visit the video about 3D printed e-NABLE hands at Creighton University.) There are increasing numbers of children with traumatic hand injuries due to war, natural disasters and accidents as well as congenital upper limb differences where children are born without completed arms, hands or fingers due to amniotic band syndrome […]

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“re:3D and Gigabot are very excited to be part of e-NABLE with our mission of printing with a purpose. It is our goal to provide an affordable industrial large format 3D printer to enable the community. We began with the idea of creating a robust 3D printer large enough to make composting toilets, rainwater barrels […]

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