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Hybrid Additive Manufacturing for Bio Inspired Components

European Union Co-Financed Project

  • 18TH MAY 2019
    2nd eDITION

  • About

    Some words about HAMaBICo

    The main goal of this project is the development of Hybrid Additive Manufacturing for Bio Inspired Components based on multi – materials, gradated, cellular structured, multi-scale, with intrinsic sensing/actuating/communicating/energy harvesting functions

    • Technology development
    • LASER processing and characterization - Ceramics and Metals
    • Biological performance
    • Direct Multi Material Multi Scale Laser Sintering
    • Design and Simulation

    Meet our team

    -under Maintenance

    Below you can find some videos about some of the performed experiments

    Laser metal deposition manufacturing


    Direct Metal Laser Sintering Technology


    Boeing: Lightest. Metal. Ever.




    Take a look at some of our scientific writing


    Melo-Fonseca, F., Lima, R., Costa, M.M., Bartolomeu, F., Alves, N., Miranda, A., Gasik, M., Silva, F.S., Silva, N.A., Miranda, G.
    45S5 BAG-Ti6Al4V structures: The influence of the design on some of the physical and chemical interactions that drive cellular response
    (2018) Materials and Design, 160, pp. 95-105
    DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2018.08.056

    Pessanha-Andrade, M., Sordi, M.B., Henriques, B., Silva, F.S., Teughels, W., Souza, J.C.M..
    Custom-made root-analogue zirconia implants: A scoping review on mechanical and biological benefits
    (2018) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials, 106 (8), pp. 2888-2900.
    DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.34147

    Buciumeanu, M., Faria, D., Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Silva, F.S.
    Tribological characterization of bioactive zirconia composite layers on zirconia structures
    (2018) Ceramics International, 44 (15), pp. 18663-18671.

    Carvalho, O., Sousa, F., Madeira, S., Silva, F.S., Miranda, G.
    HAp-functionalized zirconia surfaces via hybrid laser process for dental applications
    (2018) Optics and Laser Technology, 106, pp. 157-167.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2018.03.017

    Volpato, C.A.M., Pereira, M.R.C., Silva, F.S.
    Fluorescence of natural teeth and restorative materials, methods for analysis and quantification: A literature review
    (2018) Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, 30 (5), pp. 397-407.
    DOI: 10.1111/jerd.12421

    Macedo, M.G.F.P., Volpato, C.A.M., Henriques, B.A.P.C., Vaz, P.C.S., Silva, F.S., Silva, C.F.C.L.
    Color stability of a bis-acryl composite resin subjected to polishing, thermocycling, intercalated baths, and immersion in different beverages
    (2018) Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, 30 (5), pp. 449-456.
    DOI: 10.1111/jerd.12404

    Dantas, T.A., Roedel, S., Flores, P., Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Souza, J.C.M., Fredel, M.C., Silva, F.S., Henriques, B.
    Wear behaviour of tetragonal zirconia polycrystal with a porous surface
    (2018) International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 75, pp. 85-93.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrmhm.2018.04.007

    Roedel, S., Souza, J.C.M., Silva, F.S., Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Fredel, M.C., Henriques, B.
    Optimized route for the production of zirconia structures with controlled surface porosity for biomedical applications
    (2018) Ceramics International, 44 (11), pp. 12496-12503.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.04.042

    Henriques, B., Fabris, D., Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Sousa, A.C., Hammes, N., Souza, J.C.M., Silva, F.S., Fredel, M.C.
    Influence of laser structuring of PEEK, PEEK-GF30 and PEEK-CF30 surfaces on the shear bond strength to a resin cement
    (2018) Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 84, pp. 225-234.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.05.008

    Leal, A., Andrade, R., Flores, P., Silva, F.S., Espregueira-Mendes, J., Arendt, E.
    High heterogeneity in in vivo instrumented-assisted patellofemoral joint stress testing: a systematic review
    (2018) Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy, pp. 1-13. Article in Press.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00167-018-5043-y

    Peñarrieta-Juanito, G.M., Costa, M., Cruz, M., Miranda, G., Henriques, B., Marques, J., Magini, R., Mata, A., Caramês, J., Silva, F., Souza, J.C.M.
    Bioactivity of novel functionally structured titanium-ceramic composites in contact with human osteoblasts
    (2018) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, 106 (7), pp. 1923-1931.
    DOI: 10.1002/jbm.a.36394

    Henriques, B., Pinto, P., Silva, F.S., Fredel, M.C., Fabris, D., Souza, J.C.M., Carvalho, O.
    On the mechanical properties of monolithic and laminated nano-ceramic resin structures obtained by laser printing
    (2018) Composites Part B: Engineering, 141, pp. 76-83.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.12.044

    Henriques, B., Fabris, D., Souza, J.C.M., Silva, F.S., Carvalho, Ó., Fredel, M.C., Mesquita-Guimarães, J.
    Bond strength enhancement of zirconia-porcelain interfaces via Nd:YAG laser surface structuring
    (2018) Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 81, pp. 161-167.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.02.031

    Faria, D., Abreu, C.S., Buciumeanu, M., Dourado, N., Carvalho, O., Silva, F.S., Miranda, G.
    Ti6Al4V laser surface preparation and functionalization using hydroxyapatite for biomedical applications
    (2018) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials, 106 (4), pp. 1534-1545.
    DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33964

    Madeira, S., Souza, J.C.M., Fredel, M.C., Henriques, B., Silva, F.S., Zhang, Y.
    Functionally graded nanostructured biomaterials (FGNB)
    (2018) Nanostructured Biomaterials for Cranio-Maxillofacial and Oral Applications, pp. 159-180.
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-814621-7.00009-3
    Book chapter

    Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Henriques, B., Silva, F.S., Souza, J.C.M., Novaes de Oliveira, A.P., Hotza, D., do Nascimento, R.M., Fredel, M.C.
    Nanostructured biocompatible ceramics and glass-ceramics
    (2018) Nanostructured Biomaterials for Cranio-Maxillofacial and Oral Applications, pp. 159-180.
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-814621-7.00006-8
    Book chapter

    Dantas, T.A., Costa, M.M., Miranda, G., Silva, F.S., Abreu, C.S., Gomes, J.R.
    Effect of HAp and ?-TCP incorporation on the tribological response of Ti6Al4V biocomposites for implant parts
    (2018) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials, 106 (3), pp. 1010-1016.
    DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33908

    Buciumeanu, M., Almeida, S., Bartolomeu, F., Costa, M.M., Alves, N., Silva, F.S., Miranda, G.
    Ti6Al4V cellular structures impregnated with biomedical PEEK - New material design for improved tribological behavior
    (2018) Tribology International, 119, pp. 157-164.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.10.038

    Buciumeanu, M., Bagheri, A., Shamsaei, N., Thompson, S.M., Silva, F.S., Henriques, B.
    Tribocorrosion behavior of additive manufactured Ti-6Al-4V biomedical alloy
    (2018) Tribology International, 119, pp. 381-388.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2017.11.032

    Costa, M.M., Flores, P., Pereira, D., Buciumeanu, M., Cabral, A., Fredel, M., Silva, F.S., Henriques, B., Miranda, G.
    Nickel-cobalt-based materials for diamond cutting tools
    (2018) International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 95 (1-4), pp. 1059-1067.
    DOI: 10.1007/s00170-017-1226-9

    Fabris, D., Souza, J.C.M., Silva, F.S., Fredel, M., Gasik, M., Henriques, B.
    Influence of specimens' geometry and materials on the thermal stresses in dental restorative materials during thermal cycling
    (2018) Journal of Dentistry, 69, pp. 41-48.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jdent.2017.08.017

    Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Henriques., B.H., Silva., F.S.
    Bioactive glass coatings
    (2018) Bioactive Glasses: Materials, Properties and Applications: Second Edition, pp. 103-116.
    DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100936-9.00007-1
    Book chapter

    Askari, E., Flores, P., Silva, F.
    A particle swarm-based algorithm for optimization of multi-layered and graded dental ceramics
    (2018) Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 77, pp. 461-469.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.10.005

    Peñarrieta-Juanito, G., Sordi, M.B., Henriques, B., Dotto, M.E.R., Teughels, W., Silva, F.S., Magini, R.S., Souza, J.C.M.
    Surface damage of dental implant systems and ions release after exposure to fluoride and hydrogen peroxide
    (2018) Journal of Periodontal Research, . Article in Press.
    DOI: 10.1111/jre.12603

    Dantas, T.A., Roedel, S., Mesquita-Guimarães, J., Pinto, P., Souza, J.C.M., Fredel, M.C., Silva, F.S., Henriques, B.
    Sliding behavior of zirconia porous implant surfaces against bone
    (2018) Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B Applied Biomaterials, . Article in Press.
    DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.34204

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