Surgical Modeling Services

What is Surgical Modeling?

Surgical modeling helps medical professionals understand anatomy, diagnose ailments, plan for surgery, provide education to the patient, and more. 

Prior to advancements in 3D printing, surgeons were only able to visualize problem areas from conventional 2D scan data. However, this is limited in helping medical specialists with pre-surgical planning and rehearsals. On the other hand, 3D models are useful in helping professionals identify true-to-scale problems, thus achieving an accurate diagnosis prior to surgery. 

Additive3D is experienced in converting DICOM files obtained from the patients’ unique CT and MRI scans, to STL files. 

Key Benefits of Surgical Modeling

  1. Accurate Diagnosis
  2. Perform Pre-Surgical Rehearsals
  3. Educational Purposes

Choose Your Preferred Surgical Modeling Process


Short for Fused Deposition Modeling, FDM is one of the most commonly adopted additive manufacturing technologies today due to its low cost and efficiency.


Stereolithography was first developed in the 1980’s. The process is often used when a smooth finish and high accuracy is required.


Polyjet is a liquid-based 3D printing technology. It is able to 3D print at a high speed, with extremely high accuracy and a smooth surface finish.


SLS is a powder-based 3D printing technology suitable for building parts that require complex geometries and high durability.


Similar to SLS, Multi Jet Fusion also utilizes powder to 3D print objects. Parts produced by MJF are stronger and more precise compared to SLS.

Full Colour

Full Colour 3D UV-Curable Inkjet technology has the capability to print 10 million colours, making it ideal for products such as marketing models.