3D Printing Innovation

Evaluating Scalable 3D Dental Printing Solutions for Dental Practices

By Dental Team / September 10, 2021

If you need to produce high-volume quantities of simple and very inexpensive products, then 3D printing processes may not provide significant advantages. However, there are many applications of 3D printing where it solves many production pain points felt by manufacturers. Here’s what you need to know about high-volume additive manufacturing and applications where 3D printing can provide the most value.

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Four Applications of High-Volume Additive Manufacturing

By Smart Factory Team / August 27, 2021

If you need to produce high-volume quantities of simple and very inexpensive products, then 3D printing processes may not provide significant advantages. However, there are many applications of 3D printing where it solves many production pain points felt by manufacturers. Here’s what you need to know about high-volume additive manufacturing and applications where 3D printing can provide the most value.

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Limitations of Injection molding equipment

Overcoming the Limitations of Injection Molding with 3D Printing

By Smart Factory Team / August 12, 2021

Innovations in 3D printing make it the ideal alternative to injection molding for low-volume, high-mix production and for products that are difficult or impossible to produce with injection molding. Here’s how to take advantage of 3D printing and overcome the limitations of injection molding.

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3D-printed indirect bonding tray

Three Benefits of 3D-Printed Indirect Bonding Trays

By Dental Team / August 10, 2021

Dental procedures involve precise manual processes, both when working in a patient’s mouth and fabricating dental appliances. Products like clear aligners and night guards require manual fabrication and finishing steps…

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Custom 3D-printed dental retainer

Manufacturing High-Quality 3D-Printed Dental Retainers

By Dental Team / August 4, 2021

Streamlining digital dentistry is a faster and more cost-effective way to produce dental retainers. Traditional processes require potentially multiple visits to the dentist or orthodontist’s office for impressions and molding, along with several weeks of waiting for a dental lab to produce and ship the appliance. Advancements in 3D printing are significantly reducing dental retainer production time and costs and improving quality and accuracy.

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Manufacturing automated with 3D printing and robotics

Understanding Rapid Additive Manufacturing with Smart Factories

By Smart Factory Team / July 22, 2021

A smart factory uses automation and cloud connectivity to make manufacturing more scalable and accurate, and less labor-intensive. A 3D printing smart factory duplicates the success of local prototyping or low volume production to seamlessly increase production capacity.

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3D printer

Additive Manufacturing: Pros and Cons

By Smart Factory Team / July 20, 2021

For companies that are planning to launch new products, reevaluating their production approach with 3D printing technology can provide significant advantages. Additive manufacturing is modernizing manufacturing, bringing new products to market faster, and enabling greater supply chain flexibility.

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Evaluating the Accuracy of 3D Printing Dental Models and Clear Aligners

By Dental Team / July 16, 2021

Custom products like dental models need scalable manufacturing processes. Practitioners use dental models for treatment planning and demonstration. Unfortunately, the traditional method for manufacturing dental models involves many costly and…

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3D printed retainer

Why Bring 3D Printed Retainers Into Dental Labs and Practices?

By Dental Team / July 13, 2021

Digital dentistry workflows have included 3D printers since the late 1990s. Dental professionals saw the technology’s potential to create custom oral appliances at a rapid pace. However, the size and…

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3D printer dental resin

3D Printer Dental Resin and Material Evaluation Guide

By Dental Team / July 7, 2021

Advanced printers have improved printing techniques and are compatible with new 3D printer dental resins. These advanced resins support a variety of dental applications, including clear aligners and retainers. 3D printing dental solutions enable new production methods and business models for practitioners and dental labs and require resources for evaluating the range of available 3D printer dental resins. The following comprises a short guide on selecting the best 3D printable resins for different dental appliances.

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