3D Systems' dental printer makes 3Shape grade

July 12, 2012
Integrated Trios intraoral scanner and ProJet 3-D printer deliver accurate, fast, and affordable plaster-like dental models.

ROCK HILL, South Carolina--3D Systems Corporation has announced completion of integration of a new ProJet MP 3500 dental 3-D printers with 3Shape's Dental System and CAMbridge for direct, high-speed, precision model production from the 3Shape Trios intraoral scanner.

Sun Dental Labs deployed this integrated solution to produce up to 24 quad cases in 5.5 hours.

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"The ProJet MP produces full quad cases of plaster-like models for about $5, and enables Sun to produce any type of restoration from our customer's stone model scanner or intra-oral scanner," said Chuck Stapleton, vice president of dgital manufacturing at Sun.

"The combined impact of this solution's precision, affordability, and plaster-like characteristics compel us to step up our transition to a full digital work flow."

Added Lee Dockstader, vice president of business development, 3D Systems: "We are very pleased to offer our dental lab customers a proven, integrated solution that combines the latest products from two leading providers into a powerful and affordable manufacturing tool."

For information on the ProJet 3500 MP and DP dental printers, visit toptobottomdental.com.

Company information is available at www.3DSystems.com.

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