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Knee orthosis

IPF Dresden / FILACON Systems

Genesis of your product. why and for whom?

Knee orthesis Made in TFP technology with directly printed soft elastomer areas. TFP machine worked as an

Benefits for the final customers?

  • Individualised to injured knee
  • Light weight
  • Soft to the skin
  • Comfortable
  • Insulation during cold or hot days

The product : materials and processes

TFP print machine equipped with a TFP head and an elastomer printing head. TFP head layed the carbon fiber rovings according to individual calculated 3D-knee dimensions. Then the same part moved under the Elastomer printing head and "soft areas" were printed with specially developed Elastomer material. Finally part was injected and cured in RTM system with knee-individualised mold.

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