ADDITIVE MANUFACTURE

Technical applications with 3D printing

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HEALTHCARE

Surgical planning using 3D printing

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INDUSTRY

Process optimization through 3D printing

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ARCHITECTURE

From models to construction ...

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ART AND DESIGN

Latest generation designs and materials

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Toni Nadal

TECHNOLOGY LOVER

The passion for technology is essential to be at the forefront , a basic feature to offer efficient solutions. I like to keep me informed of new developments and new applications. With knowledge of electronics, programming, physics and chemistry I enjoy understanding how they have been developed and how all kinds of objects work. Always curious, I try never to stop learning.

ADDITIVE MANUFACTURE

Every day is more common to apply 3D printing to any type of work or process. From teachers to product designers, to doctors or even architects. The main challenge is to know all the variants of 3D technologies that exist and their limitations. As an additive manufacturing expert I'm able to calculate exact times, costs and the optimal ways to apply these tools.

BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEER

I have a background that allows me to apply engineering principles to health sciences. Being able to combine design criteria and analysis tools with problem solving to medicine, biology, biotechnology, etc. I am currently focused on the design of guides and plates for surgical planning with 3D printing. A new procedure that allows to increase patient safety, reducing costs and time.

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PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

LEADERSHIP
COMMUNICATION
HARD WORK
LEARNING
CREATIVITY

One of the sectors where 3D printing makes the most sense is in the world of health. Each patient is different and to be able to provide customized solution is a great advance, since it allows reducing times and costs, if applied correctly, improving the quality of service. I have participated in medical projects such as the design of an operation guides or laboratory tools such as a cell crusher. The main problem is ignorance of the legislation and procedures regulated by the CE & FDA in 3D printing. As these are novel techniques, it’s easy to find people who, due to ignorance, carry out irregular processes, putting the patient’s safety at risk. To avoid these situations I have had to acquire knowledge of biomaterials , FDA and CE regulation among other things.

It has been a long time since 3D printing became my passion and profession . Thanks to all this accumulated experience, I’ve been able to work and teach in many different areas. For example, to carry out training at the COAC (College of Architects of Catalonia) to teach 3D printing applied to Architecture. Or even work with prestigious doctors to apply this technology to different clinical procedures.

The combination of knowledge in 3D printing and CAD tools has allowed me to build all kinds of interesting projects. I’ve been part of the development of a giant 1 cubic meter 3D printer and a high resolution 3D printer (SLA), among other things. I’ve advised and designed parts of an assembly line to reduce costs, I’ve restored objects by applying 3D techniques that were ordered, I’ve designed trophies for an awards ceremony or even designed lamps. The ability to understand the operation of 3D printing, knowledge of electrical circuits , design and materials allows me to apply the solution as the sum of different points of view.

With several years of experience in the 3D printing sector, I’ve had the possibility to work and study all current 3D technologies . There is no better technology than another, each one has its purpose. Keep in mind that each technology has its process of use or workflow and this varies a lot of the time of use and manufacturing costs. Knowing the smallest detail and the full range has helped me to advise multinationals on how to apply 3D printing. As for example in the metallurgy AMES Group, where I conducted a seminar on 3D printing with photosensitive resins.

Since

2012
in 3D printing

More than

0
hours of 3D printing

More than

500
3D desgins

More than

30
completed proyects

More than

1000
hours teaching

SKILLS TO HIGHLIGHT

Healthcare

  • D2P
  • 3-MATIC
  • MIMICS
  • 3D SLICER
  • OsiriX

3D Design

  • Photoshop
  • AutoCAD
  • Solidworks
  • Fusion360
  • Sketchup
  • Blender
  • FreeCAD
  • OpenSCAD
  • Peel3D

3D Printing

  • GCODE
  • Marlin firmware
  • Repetier firmware
  • CURA
  • Simplify3D
  • Slic3r
  • Meshmixer
  • Meshlab
  • Netfabb

Programming

  • C++
  • PYTHON
  • ASSEMBLER
  • MATLAB
  • Arduino
  • LabVIEW
  • HTML
  • LaTeX

Languages

  • Native English
  • Native Spanish
  • Native Catalan
  • German (basic)

Licenses

  • Car (B)
  • Moto (A2)
  • Boat (PER)

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