How are you lighting your porcelain dept. / ceramist benches?

Ceramists and lab owners, we are using conventional 4' ballasts with daylight flourescents (3050 lumen output at 6500k temp) and it is not helping to translate proper shades in our restorations. What are you using in your porcelain department/ceramic benches?

May 24, 2012

  • Michael & Christine Di Paulo, CDT · Owner/Ceramist at Di Paulo Dental Ceramic Studio

    Joe : I used lamps from Duro-Test with a CRI (color rendition index ) of 94. You should look for lamps...(more)

  • Joseph Young · Marketing Manager at Young Dental Lab

    Thanks for the info guys. So for general lighting, I'm going to research replacing the stock lenses with...(more)

  • Mark Jackson, RDT · Owner at Precision Ceramics Dental Laboratory, CT Scanning & Implant Planning Center

    We are using color corrected bulbs in the range you are, but we augment by only using the operatory with...(more)

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