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Real world test of 3D printed cast for hand fracture

It was January and the streets were covered in thick layers of ice. One chilly morning, while shoveling snow in my front yard, I have managed to successfully fracture a bone in one of my fingers. I could immediately envision the struggles of being bound in plaster for the coming weeks: trying to bathe with my arm covered in plastic bags, the constant itching and the everyday nuisance of getting dressed properly. On my way to the emergency department, I was wondering if it would be possible to get rid of the annoyances of traditional plaster casts by creating a weblike 3D printed cast?

Huge line-up of new Fusion 360 capabilities including browser, ECAD, generative design and more in the works

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Hot on the heels of a major update to Fusion 360, a huge line-up of new capabilities is coming to the centerpiece of Autodesk’s cloud-based product innovation platform. As announced at Autodesk University in Las Vegas, additional Fusion 360 capabilities will become available in the browser, followed later by the addition of generative design, ECAD and sheet metal features.