REHOVOT, Israel, November 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Objet to Introduce Speaker Session by Don Albensi of Albensi Labs on November 18th
Objet Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, will demonstrate the benefits of adding 3D printing to the digital dental and orthodontic workflow, at 8th International DLOAC CAD\CAM Symposium and Expo 2011, to be held in Pasadena, CA, on November 18-19, 2011. Objet will also present the new Objet Bio-Compatible 3D printing material (MED610™).
According to Objet, MED610 combines bio-compatibility with high dimensional stability and clear transparency. This makes it useful for a wide range of dental solutions - particularly the production of highly accurate, customized surgical guides.
Avi Cohen, Head of Medical Solutions at Objet comments, "Objet has concentrated its innovative technology in providing dental labs with real business value and high productivity. Our stand promises to be a bee-hive of activity which will be supplemented by expert speaker events such as Don Albensi from Albensi Dental Labs. Orthodontics professionals can also look forward to seeing Objet's orthodontic solutions using 3D printing systems."
Additionally, Objet will showcase a broad range of dental models at the event specifically designed for the dental market. The Objet bio-compatible material features extreme toughness, dimensional stability and great detail visualization - producing models that can be handled immediately after being built.
Avi Cohen concludes, "Objet offers the dental market a comprehensive digital solution, providing dental and orthodontic labs with the ability to digitally print high quality dental and orthodontic models with extreme precision. Adding digital dentistry to a lab's workflow allows them to significantly improve the service they provide to their dentist customers."
Among dental and orthodontic laboratories already using Objet 3D printing technology are Glidewell Laboratories, Albensi Laboratories, iDent Imaging, Remedent, Clearstep, Protec and Guide3D to fabricate unique stone models, orthodontic appliances, delivery and positioning trays, veneer try-ins, full and partial denture try-ins, surgical guides, clear aligners and retainers.
*Biological Testing: Parts printed by Objet according to Objet MED610 Use and Maintenance Terms (DOC-08242) were evaluated for biocompatibility in accordance with standard DIN EN ISO 10993-1:2009, Biological evaluation of medical devices-Part 1: Evaluation and Testing within a risk management process. This addresses cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, delayed hypersensitivity, and USP plastic Class VI which includes the test for irritation, acute systemic toxicity and implantation.
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Objet Ltd., is a leading provider of high quality, cost effective inkjet-based 3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India.
Objet's 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D content. Companies using Objet's solutions can be typically found in sectors such as consumer goods & electronics, aerospace & defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture, industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus.
Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers worldwide including a substantial share of the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (12 awards in 5 years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions.
Objet's advanced 3D printing systems and range of over 60 materials enable professionals to build prototypes that accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex, assembled goods. The Objet Connex™ line of multi-material 3D printers features the world's only technology to simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials™ featuring unique mechanical and thermal properties. Objet's range of over 60 3D printing materials simulate properties ranging from rigid to rubber-like, transparent to opaque and standard to ABS-grade engineering plastics, with a large number of in-between shore grades and shades.
Objet's 3D printers are available in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers ideal for entry-level professionals all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line designers and top manufacturers. Objet's 3D printers feature the industry's highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation.
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