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Introducing Simubone®

Simubone Bone Model Ultimaker

Introducing Simubone®: 3DXTech’s solution for anatomical bone modeling materials. Ideal for both educational and clinical uses, Simubone® can be utilized as a replacement for cadaver bone and patient-specific preoperative surgical planning, or other medical, dental, or veterinary uses. 

SimuBone® Bone Modeling Filament allows you to print realistic bone models for clinical and educational use. Our formulation is based on easy to print PLA coupled with specialty additives that gives your part the look and feel of real bone. Our filament is easy to print on practically any 3D printer and mates perfectly with our AquaTek™ X1 water soluble support for printing complex parts with dual extruder printers.


Human Skull Model

SimuBone is Antibacterial

SimuBone™ is ISO ISO 22196:2011 certified for eliminating 99.9% of bacteria for the lifetime of the printed part. Our formulation uses an FDA-approved nano-silver antibacterial additive dispersed throughout the polymer. SimuBone™ resin is produced in an ISO 13485 compliant facility and is ideal for use in healthcare clinical and education settings.

Additional Benefits

  • Excellent screw retention
  • realistic drilling, cutting, and sawing
  • ability to create variable bone density simulations
  • Radio opaque – visible to X-ray and MRI imaging
  • Ability to simulate both cortical and cancellous bone
  • Lower-cost alternative to cadaver bone
  • Easy to print (PLA based)
  • Ability to simulate both cortical and cancellous bone
  • Insurance reimbursable (2019)
Dinosaur Skull v01

Simubone Bone Modeling Filament

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Matt M.

Bought for novelty prints and for x-ray opacity for fixtures used in industrial x-ray machine. Results as promised. Easy to print with excellent clean up. Used standard PLA setting with 225 nozzle temp, all as the same.