Henkel, Nexa3D develop SKOP stethoscope

Henkel and Nexa3D, a maker of ultrafast polymer 3D printers, have partnered to produce the world’s first additively manufactured connected SKOP stethoscope for WeMed. Based on biomimicry design and produced on the NXE400 ultrafast 3D printer using performance matched Henkel materials, the WeMed SKOP is the world’s first connected stethoscope to be additively manufactured in its entirety at scale with production volumes to exceed 100,000 units per year.

WeMed was responding to the accelerated demand for new diagnostic medical devices that support teleconsulting and remote monitoring. Nexa3D and Henkel came together with French contract manufacturing provider Third to help WeMed develop, manufacture and launch its new product.

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