I'm considering purchasing a 3 shape scanner soon. I've been evaluating various workflows and was wondering how many different ways current users are putting the scans to work. Such as; anyone splitting the files for SLM copings or zirconia coping with milled or printed wax ups for press-to restorations? Milled gold crowns with Strategic Milling? Any good or bad experiences with CAP or CMC? I've been milling in house with in-lab and have decided not to pursue another milling machine at this time. So I'm looking to partner with others to provide the mills. Thanks. — tagged 4 members
Axsys Dental Solutions · Axsys Dental Solutions · Wixom, MI
Stratasys Appoints Axsys Incorporated as Distributor of its Dental Series 3-D Printers.
Distributor's Dental Solutions Division Now Offering 3D Printer Products from Market-Leading Stratasys, Inc.
Wixom, MI, June 16, 2014: Expanding its solutions portfolio, Axsys Incorporated, a leading supplier of CAD/CAM and manufacturing solutions, today announced that it has entered into a Reseller Agreement with Stratasys, Inc.
Pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, Axsys will distribute of Stratasys' Objet30 OrthoDesk, Objet Eden and a number of Dental Series 3-D printers. The Objet Dental...See more Series Printers combine accurate and precise 3-D printing technology with a small footprint. They are easy to use, and includes specialized dental printing materials in convenient sealed cartridges.
Each Dental Series 3D printer runs on one of two patented, industry-leading technologies to build models, dental appliances and casting wax-ups in-house, directly from digital files.
PolyJet technology lets you quickly and easily produce surgical guides, fitting models, veneer try-ins and orthodontic appliances from materials specially engineered for dental applications.
Steve Braykovich, President of Axsys, stated, "We are very happy to have been chosen as distributor of Stratasys' dental 3-D printing products. We believe that 3-D printing will be a revolutionary factor in dental restoration in the new digital era of dentistry. "Axsys has been involved with 3D printing and rapid prototyping solutions since 1994 and have been evaluating the 3D printing dental market for quite some time. As the technology and solutions have become attractive to a broader end-user customer base we found the timing to be right and the market to be ready for value-added distribution,"
"Digital dentistry is changing the dental industry overnight and Stratasys 3D printing technology is at the center driving this change," said Gilad Gans, President of Stratasys North America. "Key to our success is partnering with organizations like Axsys who have expertise in this market and have a professional selling organization behind it. This partnership clearly strengthens our leadership position in the dental marketplace."
The Stratasys Dental Series line of 3-D Printers expands Axsys Dental Solutions' existing portfolio of digital dental solutions which includes: Versamill 4-axis and 5-axis CNC Dental Machining Centers, Dental CAD and CAM Software, Scanners, Implant and Abutment components as well as consumable products such as tooling, zirconia, non-precious metal, wax and PMMA CAD/CAM discs
Stratasys Ltd., headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn. and Rehovot, Israel, manufactures 3D printers and materials for prototyping and production. The company's patented FDM® and PolyJet® 3-D printing technologies produce prototypes and manufactured goods directly from 3-D CAD files or other 3-D content. Systems include 3-D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape and the company operates the RedEye digital-manufacturing service. Stratasys has more than 1,700 employees, holds over 500 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents globally, and has received more than 20 awards for its technology and leadership.
About Axsys Incorporated
Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Wixom, MI, Axsys services over 2,000 customers in the automotive, aerospace, dental, medical, electronics, consumer products, jewelry, and woodworking Industries in applications such as; dental restoration, industrial product design, mold, die, and fixture design, production milling and turning, high speed machining, multi-axis milling; turning, laser and wire EDM. Axsys have the unique ability to leverage their extensive CAD, CAM, and manufacturing experience and its relationships with software, material and machine suppliers to provide doctors, dental labs and milling centers with the open products and services necessary to optimize their dental restoration design and manufacturing process and to profitably compete in today's world of digital dentistry. The Axsys team of manufacturing and dental professionals have the skills necessary to design the most appropriate digital dentistry solution and to assure successful implementation of those solutions.
Online at www.stratasys.com or www.axsysdental.com
Source: Axsys, Inc.
Question: Most efficient workflow for entering and scanning cases? We've talked to several folks who have a single technician that enters and scans using multiple 3Shape scanners at a rate of 3.5 minutes per. Just curious as to how that workflow looks... — tagged 3Shape, Inc.
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Is there a website or directory to go to that compares all the open archetecture scanners (&milling machines if available) along with prices???
And what feedback does anyone have with open architecture scanners(besides the #1 3-shape)???? thanks! — tagged Scanners