Formlabs announces faster biocompatible 3-D printing material for long-term use

Formlabs, a designer and manufacturer of 3-D printing systems, has announced the release of Dental LT Clear, the first long-term biocompatible resin in desktop 3-D printing for orthodontic applications for orthodontic devices.

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FORMLABS, A DESIGNER AND MANUFACTURER OF 3-D PRINTING SYSTEMS, has announced the release of Dental LT Clear, the first long-term biocompatible resin in desktop 3-D printing for orthodontic applications for orthodontic devices.

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Formlabs also released improvements to its Dental SG Resin, reducing print speeds for surgical guides by up to 50%.

The fastest Formlabs material to-date, according to the company, Dental LT Clear can be used to print splints and retainers in less than 50 minutes for a single unit. Full build platforms, with up to seven splints, can be completed in under two hours.

With the latest PreForm software update, Form 2 3-D printer users can also benefit from speed improvements in Formlabs’ Dental SG Resin. Single surgical guide prints will now be 50% faster, while full builds benefit from a 20% speed boost.

In addition to new product releases, Formlabs continues to grow via partnership and distribution deals with 3Shape and Henry Schein.

For more information and to request a free sample part, visit formlabs.com/request-sample-part.


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