Mantiz use Shining 3D’s EP-M250 metal AM system to produce titanium spinal cage

August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019

Mantiz use Shining 3D's EP-M250 metal AM system to produce titanium spinal cage
The additively manufactured titanium spinal cages produced by Mantiz on Shining 3D’s EP-M250 system (Courtesy Shining 3D)

Shining 3D Tech. Co., Ltd., headquartered in Hangzhou, China, has reported that one of its partners, Mantiz, a medical device company headquartered in Daegu, South Korea, has additively manufactured titanium spinal cages for implant surgery using Shining 3D’s EP-M250 metal AM system.

Mantiz launched its PANTHER cage system for PLIF (Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion) surgery in May 2019. This process reportedly allows the company to use its additively manufactured cage implants without outsourcing the production process – saving the clients time and money.

The company states that the Additive Manufacturing of the implants is processed in-house and the cages are designed to specification: size, material, shape and porosity are all vital to the effectiveness of the implant. Through using the EP-M250 metal AM system, Mantiz are able to produce over fifty individual implants in one build. 

Hongwon Yoon, CTO of Mantiz, stated, “We have completed the development of more improved titanium 3D printed cage implant using EP-M250 metal 3D printer. The mechanical test results prove the safety and functionality of our implants. The average closed porosity of 3D printed titanium solid part is 3%. It leads to accelerated protein and mesenchymal stem cell attachment for bone fusion.”

August 27, 2019

In the latest issue of Metal AM magazine

Download PDF

Extensive AM industry news coverage, as well as the following exclusive deep-dive articles:

  • Metal powders in Additive Manufacturing: An exploration of sustainable production, usage and recycling
  • Inside Wayland Additive: How innovation in electron beam PBF is opening new markets for AM
  • An end-to-end production case study: Leveraging data-driven machine learning and autonomous process control in AM
  • Consolidation, competition, and the cost of certification: Insight from New York’s AM Strategies 2024
  • Scandium’s impact on the Additive Manufacturing of aluminium alloys
  • AM for medical implants: An analysis of the impact of powder reuse in Powder Bed Fusion

The world of metal AM to your inbox

Don't miss any new issue of Metal AM magazine, and get the latest industry news. Sign up to our twice weekly newsletter.

Sign up

Discover our magazine archive…

The free to access Metal Additive Manufacturing magazine archive offers unparalleled insight into the world of metal Additive Manufacturing from a commercial and technological perspective through:

  • Reports on visits to leading metal AM part manufacturers and industry suppliers
  • Articles on technology and application trends
  • Information on materials developments
  • Reviews of key technical presentations from the international conference circuit
  • International industry news

All past issues are available to download as free PDFs or view in your browser.

Browse the archive

Looking for AM machines, metal powders or part manufacturing services?

Discover suppliers of these and more in our comprehensive advertisers’ index and buyer’s guide, available in the back of Metal AM magazine.

  • AM machines
  • Process monitoring & calibration
  • Heat treatment & sintering
  • HIP systems & services
  • Pre- & post-processing technology
  • Powders, powder production and analysis
  • Part manufacturers
  • Consulting, training & market data
View online
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap