Self-made 3D printed assistive devices to promote a self-determined life


Photo: Pen in a gripping device out of a 3D printer; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann

Smaller everyday aids can also be printed with a 3D printer - such as this individually adapted gripping aid, which was on display at REHACARE 2017 in Hall 4.

3D printing at REHACARE 2017

Photo: Nils Beinke at REHACARE 2017, Copyright:

REHACARE 2017 was a complete success for Nils Beinke: He was able to hold many interesting discussions and forge new ideas at the VDI stand in Hall 4.

Inclusion thanks to 3D printing?

Photo: Man scans a clay model that serves as a model for the gripping aid, which is then printed with a 3D printer; Copyright: beta-web/Hofmann

At REHACARE 2017, one could see on site how, for example, a clay model was scanned that served as a template for the gripping aid (see large photo above), which was then printed with a 3D printer.

Custom solutions for the assistive device market

Photo: Nadine Lormis; Copyright: private

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