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Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine using 3D technology in complicated surgeries

Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine uses 3D  printer for complex surgeriesAUBURN UNIVERSITY – At Auburn University the latest in printing technology is literally going to the dogs, cats and other animals. Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine is among the first veterinary programs in the United States to use three-dimensional printing and models in advance of complicated surgeries.

A 3D printer builds up objects layer by layer, using various methods to deposit and harden the ‘ink’ where it is needed. Many materials, including plastic, metal and ceramic can now be printed based on instructions from computer-assisted design programs.

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