IDS, the premier international trade exhibition for the dental sector, provides 3D printing technology to guarantee superior quality in the production of dental prostheses. This technology enables metal dental implants to be manufactured at a rate of eight times faster, making it an essential sales platform for TRUMPF in the dental industry.
Cutting-edge technology for the dental industry
TRUMPF, the high-tech company, has unveiled its latest innovation at the IDS dental trade show: the TruPrint 1000. This 3D printer is a game-changer for the dental industry, boasting unparalleled speed and quality. In fact, the dual-laser version is eight times faster than traditional milling processes. As Reinhard Sroka, a metal 3D printing expert at TRUMPF, explains, 3D printing is the ideal manufacturing method for the dental industry. Dental prostheses are always custom-made, and our 3D printers can produce large quantities of them quickly and efficiently. With TRUMPF’s market leadership in Europe, including France, Italy, and Spain, the TruPrint 1000 is poised to revolutionise the dental industry.
The TruPrint 1000 is highly superior to traditional methods for producing metallic dentures, especially in its preform version. A preform is a standardized substructure that is conventionally manufactured and used as a base for printing an individual mould made of chrome-cobalt alloy or titanium. This enables the creation of abutments that support dental crowns. TRUMPF is the only company offering this technology and according to Sroka, 3D printing will eventually replace conventional manufacturing in the dental industry.
TruPrint 1000: The ideal solution for dental labs
The TruPrint 1000 is the perfect solution for dental labs seeking a compact and efficient 3D printer. With its slim design, the machine can be easily transported and set up through any door, taking up minimal space. In small labs, multiple units can be used in parallel, allowing for increased production speed. The automatic plate changing system allows for up to four changes, enabling the production of metal dentures overnight.
Thanks to its compact design, the TruPrint 1000 is ideally suited for dental labs. At just around 80 centimetres wide, the machine takes up very little space, making it easy to deliver and set up through the door. Users can also have several units producing side by side in parallel in small laboratories and speed up their production even further. The construction plates on which the dental prosthesis is created change automatically up to four times. This makes it possible to produce metal dentures overnight.
Optimising printing for maximum efficiency
The TruPrint 2000 is a one-size-larger model, specifically designed for mass production of removable partial dentures (RPDs). These RPDs are individual dentures that can be inserted and removed independently by the patient. An optimised process allows for the printer to print up to one hundred RPDs per 24 hours, resulting in significantly reduced manufacturing costs. According to Sroka, this is important as dental laboratories need to be able to sell these RPDs at a competitive price. The laser has a small beam diameter (55 µm) which guarantees very precise surface quality and a smooth surface, resulting in a reduction in manual finishing time for dental labs.
Are you ready to join the dental industry revolution, bringing unparalleled speed and quality to the industry?
Don’t miss the chance to automate your production process and increase your bottom line. Contact our Headland Technology specialists today to learn more.