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Suggestion for meterial for a medical tool

Suggestion for meterial for a medical tool

Suggestion for meterial for a medical tool

(OP)
Hello,
I want to 3D print a medical tool and I would like to ask your opinion for the suitable material. I want it to be strong because it is thin and carries a lot of pressure. Also, I want it to can sterilized multiple times.

Thank you in advance.

RE: Suggestion for meterial for a medical tool

(OP)
I am asking about a laryngoscope that inserts in patient's mouth. So, I was thinking of something more flexible in order not to harm epiglottis which is very sensitive.
It is something like the image I attached. This medical tool is sterilized with chemicals suvh as CIDEX or glutaraldehyde.

Thank you.

RE: Suggestion for meterial for a medical tool

You need a list of approved materials, then find out which of those can be done by AM, and which have the properties that you want.
You can design to bet more flex because you will be able to vary the wall, unlike with the molded parts.

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