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|Title:||A CASD/CASM method for prosthetic socket fabrication using the FDM technology|
|Authors:||Tay, F.E.H. |
Fused deposition modeling
|Source:||Tay, F.E.H., Manna, M.A., Liu, L.X. (2002). A CASD/CASM method for prosthetic socket fabrication using the FDM technology. Rapid Prototyping Journal 8 (4) : 258-262. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1108/13552540210441175|
|Abstract:||As an application of the computer aided design and computer aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) technology in prosthetics, computer aided socket design and computer aided socket manufacturing (CASD/CASM) is becoming an active field in the prosthetics research. In this paper, a CASD/CASM method for prosthetic socket fabrication is described in detail. This is different from other fabrication methods in its novel combination of the CAD/CAM technology with fused deposition modeling (FDM) technology. Prosthetic sockets for volunteer amputees have been designed and fabricated in a FDM machine. In order to test the fabrication result, a final product was used to perform a clinical trial and some results are reported. In addition, the deficiency of the long fabrication time is addressed and some feasible solutions are discussed.|
|Source Title:||Rapid Prototyping Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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