College students used 3D technology to make devices for vets

College students used 3D technology to make devices for vets

College students used 3D technology to make devices for vets

(Stripes.com, 12/16/17)

It was the simple things they missed.

Gardening. Turning the pages of a book. Using an electric razor.

Veterans, many of them requiring wheelchairs, told Cuyahoga Community College students about their longings as they all gathered not too long ago in a room at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center.

The Tri-C students were studying how to use 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, to make affordable, assistive devices that could help veterans and others reclaim some of the simple things in life.

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