3D Prosthetic Scanning, Design, and 3D Printing - Tulsa, OK June 1 - 5, 2020

  • $995.00

Course Description: Our 3D Prosthetic Scanning, Design and 3D Printing course provides a full five days of hands-on experience.  The student will learn scanning techniques and software, how to design and modify, how to create a model simulation, and finish with custom 3D printed prosthetic components.

You will learn various scanning techniques and modification software that will give you the skills needed to design and print a custom prosthetic wrist, prosthetic socket, prosthetic adapter, and a prosthetic foot.

Course Objective: 3D Prosthetic Scanning, Design, and 3D Printing will give you the basic knowledge to create custom prosthetic components for your patients.

Course length: 5 days 8am - 5pm

Credits: ABC has approved this course for 40 Scientific Category I credits for Prosthetists, Prosthetic Assistants and Prosthetic Technicians..  BOC has approved this course for 45 (S) CEs.

Fee: $995

Location: Tulsa, OK

Prerequsites: Student should have an understanding of prosthetic design and fit.

General PC and Windows skills required. Knowledge of Prosthetics is highly beneficial.


Course Outline: 3D Prosthetic Scanning, Design and Printing

Total Class Time = 40 hours

Day One – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

I.                     Welcome and discuss the plan for the 5-day class

II.                   Discuss Project 1: Prosthetic Wrist

III.                 Discuss Meshmixer User Interface and Navigation

IV.                Review 3D Printer calibration and setup

V.Break – 10 minutes

VI.                Set up printer for Project 1: Prosthetic Wrist

VII.               Print Project 1: Prosthetic Wrist

VIII.             Discuss Project 2: BK Socket

IX.                 Discuss KScan3D Scanning Essentials

X.Lunch – 40 minutes on location

XI.                 Demonstrate scanning lower extremity using KScan3D and Kinect

XII.               Scan lower extremity residual limb using KScan3D and Kinect

XIII.Break – 10 minutes

XIV.             Discuss Scan Cleanup using KScan3D

XV.              Discuss Scan Alignment

XVI.             Discuss Parallel Scanning

XVII.           Discuss Cart Scanning

XVIII.         Discuss Handheld scanning

XIX.             Perform Scan Cleanup

Day Two – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

XX.               Import lower extremity scan

XXI.             Discuss BK socket design

XXII.           Discuss Meshmixer interface

XXIII.         Discuss Meshmixer commands

XXIV.         Discuss Meshmixer design capabilities

XXV.Break – 10 minutes

XXVI.         Discuss Meshmixer Scan Normalization

XXVII.       Normalize Scan

XXVIII.     Discuss Markers

XXIX.         Place Markers

XXX.Lunch – 40 minutes on location

XXXI.         Discuss Smoothing

XXXII.       Smooth scan

XXXIII.     Discuss Trim Lines

XXXIV.     Establish Trim Lines

XXXV.       Discuss socket modifications

XXXVI.     Discuss Scan Extrusion

XXXVII.   Extrude Scan

XXXVIII. Break – 10 minutes

XXXIX.     Integrate CAD designed adaptor into socket

XL.               Set up printer for Project 2: Prosthetic Socket

XLI.              Print Project 2: Prosthetic Socket


Day Three – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


XLII.            Evaluate Project 2: Prosthetic Socket

XLIII.Break – 10 minutes

XLIV.         Discuss Project 3: Prosthetic Adaptor

XLV.           Discuss TurboCAD interface

XLVI.         Discuss TurboCAD commands

XLVII.        Discuss TurboCAD design capabilities

XLVIII.      Discuss adaptor design in TurboCAD

XLIX.Lunch – 40 minutes on location

L.                   Demonstrate adaptor design in TurboCAD

LI.                 Design adaptor in TurboCAD

LII.Break – 10 minutes

LIII.              Set up printer for Project 3: Prosthetic Adaptor

LIV.             Print Project 3: Prosthetic Adaptor


Day Four – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


LV.               Evaluate Project 3: Prosthetic Adaptor

LVI.Break – 10 minutes

LVII.           Discuss Project 4: Prosthetic Foot

LVIII.          Discuss foot design in Meshmixer

LIX.              Demonstrate foot design in Meshmixer

LX.Lunch – 40 minutes on location

LXI.              Design foot in Meshmixer

LXII.            Discuss CAD / Mesh component integration

LXIII.Break – 10 minutes

LXIV.         Set up printer for Project 4: Prosthetic Foot

LXV.           Print Project 4: Prosthetic Foot

Day Five – 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

LXVI.         Evaluate Print Project 4: Prosthetic Foot

LXVII.Break – 10 minutes

LXVIII.      Discuss Printing and Materials

I.                     Discuss printer needs for large prints

II.                   Discuss modular options to avoid large prints

III.Lunch – 40 minutes on location

IV.                Discuss Open Source Scanning System components and setup

V.                  Discuss Open Source Design System components and setup

VI.                Discuss Open Source Printing System components and setup

VII.Break – 10 minutes

VIII.             Discuss Device Finishing techniques

IX.                 Discuss Device Libraries

X.                   Summarize and dismiss