SMT develops in collaboration with and for customers and surgeons Instruments, Implants, accessories and sets for human- and veterinary medecin.

We develop together with institutions like IPA Fraunhofer Institute or the University of Karlsruhe larger projects.

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Below an example for an easy development of an instrument:

In practice there are often problems with traditional operation procedures. So the surgeons are in a difficult situation. Thereby the OP-times get unnecessary long and cause higher costs.

Picture will be handed in later By talking with the surgeons, they can explain their problems and a proposal for solution can be worked out.
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After approval of the model labelling, Rapid Prototype models will be manufactured quick and cheap on our 3D printer as trial model. The customer/surgeon gets these models for inspection. At this the function, handling and possibility for cleaning can be checked. Changes are still possible.

(Link to VideoZ-Printer450)

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After approval, the parts will be manufactured on our modern machines as short runs, the surface will be dealt with according to the instruction, assembled and tested.
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The instruments can now be tested, if necessary, on corpses to recognize possible improvements. Easy instruments can be directly used in the OP.

A good example for such a development is our Intramedulary Nail Extractor. This product was developed in collaboration with Doctor Ferber.