All About Acrylic Plastic

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Plasticizers are used as additives to improve impact resistance, lower glass transition temperature, or enhance processing properties. Dentistry : Artificial teeth and dentures/dental prosthetics are made using acrylic. Electrical : Plastic optical fiber used for short-range communication is made from PMMA or Acrylic plastic. Hence, CNC machines are a good fit with acrylic plastics. Acrylic is not the strongest plastic and is actually quite brittle.

3D Scanning and 3D Printing Restore a Man's Face After Cancer

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He had three plastic surgeries to try to restore his facial anatomy, but all of them failed, leaving Faber discouraged. 3D Printing 3D Scanning Medical 3D Printing 3D printed facial prosthetic 3d printed nose 3d printed prosthesis Indiana University School of DentistryJerry Faber recovered from cancer, but he lost part of his nose in the process. View the entire article via our website.

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Rapid.Tech 2015: An Industry-Specific Approach for Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing Involving Automotive, Aerospace, Dentistry, Medical Technology and Toolmaking

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We take an industry-specific approach to the topic – both scientifically and practically – focusing primarily on the areas of automotive and aerospace engineering, dentistry, medical technology and toolmaking, and covering all the key aspects including machines, materials, design and use.

The latest advance in 3D printing: replacement teeth

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Bacteria-fighting plastic could be the future of dentistry. That’s because Dutch researchers at the University of Groningen are working on the creation of a 3D-printed tooth made of an antimicrobial plastic that kills the bacteria responsible for tooth decay on contact.

Using DIY 3D Printer for DIY Orthodontics

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Old-school bracket braces can move your teeth in basically any direction or rotation, but plastic aligners can only exert tipping / rotational forces on the teeth. The plastic is manually trimmed away and the edges are smoothed, to create a non-irritating aligner.

Three Main Types of Lasers for Cutting

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This type of laser is most common for working with wood or paper (and their derivatives), Polymethylmethacrylate and other acrylic plastics. It works with metals, alloys and non-metals alike, even including glass, wood and plastic.

3D Systems’ NextDent™ 5100 Now Available – Dental Industry Embracing New Solutions to Revolutionize Workflows

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Latest expansion of 3D Systems’ digital dentistry portfolio, including the entry level FabPro™ 1000 for Dental, encompasses unmatched materials, leading printing technologies, software and services. FabPro 1000 for Dental – New Entry Point for Digital Dentistry.

HP’s 3D Print Breakthrough Could Push Rivals ‘Out of Business’

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Factory bosses around the world are intrigued by the potential for 3D printing, which rapidly fuses together layer after layer of plastics or other materials, until a full-fledged object is created. In dentistry and jewelry, 3D printing is part of everyday production, especially for intricate, customized items. HP’s inkjet technology appears well-suited toward handling plastics, but it hasn’t yet been shown to be workable for metals or other materials. Color? Fine details?

3D Systems: Changing the Game in Healthcare

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In the ‘old days’, one would take a sheet of plastic and cut out, by hand, the cross sectional image from a piece of x-ray film. Dentistry, orthodontics and the hearing aid industries all rely on 3D printing to produce millions of patient-specific pieces every year.

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OR LASER — Introducing the ORLAS CREATOR 3D Metal Printer

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Considerable market research demonstrated that metal AM had tremendous potential for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), particularly in the jewellery, dentistry, and medical sectors as well as for smaller engineering firms and laboratories.

Renishaw Additive Manufacturing Expertise Revives Hawker Typhoon

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After prototyping in plastic polycarbonate, the company produced the final parts using a Renishaw AM250 additive manufacturing machine , which like the original brackets were recreated in an aluminium alloy.

Yndetech Builds Fast-Growing Dental Implant Business in Italy with 3D Systems’

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Their success confirms the quality of our complete digital dentistry solutions, which include software, plastic and metal materials, 3D printers and on demand manufacturing – supported by the dedication and experience of our local channel partner 3DZ.We

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ORLAS CREATOR Unveiled For North American Market

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Solutions for the automotive and aerospace, mechanical engineering, electrical, medical, plastics, and tool- and mold making industries.

Engineering Company Renishaw Teams Up with the Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

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Throughout the exhibition, visitors can observe a plastic 3D printer in action. Answers to your 3D Printing questions.

EOS at International Dental Show (IDS) 2015: Additive Manufacturing Now Accepted Manufacturing Process in the Dental Industry

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” Certified quality for dentistry. In close cooperation with laboratories and manufacturing services providers, EOS has also been able to optimize the development of an economical production of dental models from high-quality plastic.

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ClearCorrect Expands Its Fleet of Stratasys Dental 3D Printers, Increasing Production Capacity by 30 Percent

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Digital dentistry workflow allows prompt scale-up with demand. This scan is used to create accurate 3D printed models, which are then thermoformed with a specially formulated plastic to create custom, clear aligners. 100 percent of ClearCorrect dental models are now 3D printed.

How Much Does 3D Printing Cost?

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This printer has wide-ranging uses, but is particularly suited for the dentistry industry. The 3D printed parts are quality plastic that are durable and robust. Not all 3D printers, 3D objects, printing technologies, materials, and user expectations are equal.