REHOVOT, Israel and BERGHEIM, Germany, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Objet Geometries Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, announced today that Laserdenta GmbH, a global leader in 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the dental industry, has enhanced their Laserdenta's OpenCAD™ software's compatibility with Objet's Eden™ line of 3D printing systems, enabling optimized fabrication and fit precision of dental crown stone models.
Enhanced compatibility is provided by a series of pre-defined settings that allow dental technicians to fabricate highly accurate dental stone models directly from the digital files of 3D dental scans.
"We have worked closely with Objet to validate and optimize the settings needed to produce highly accurate and repeatable dental models on Objet Eden 3D printers," noted Dr. Wolfgang Kirchner, CEO and founder of Laserdenta. "The combination of our 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions with Objet's 3D printing technology enables us to bring the power of mass customization to all small and mid-size dental labs."
Avi Cohen, Head of Medical Solutions at Objet Geometries, added: "We are very pleased that dental labs and production centers that employ Laserdenta scanners and CAD software can now expand their services to provide highly accurate 3D printed restorations. The combination of Laserdenta's unique CAD/CAM software capabilities and Objet's fine-detail and smooth-surface 3D printing technology represents the ultimate digital solution package for manufacturers of dental restorations."
About Laserdenta GmbH
At Laserdenta (www.Laserdenta.com ) in Bergheim (Germany) quite some proud is given to the fact that the entire hardware has been designed in house and also that the respective software has been programmed within its own premises. Executive management of the internationally acting enterprise is in the hands of Dr. Wolfgang Kirchner (CEO), founder of Laserdenta.
Following the motto "Made in Germany", production of the scanner is also done in Germany. Since years, close collaboration has been entered into with a manufacturer of engineering products in southern Germany which specialized in hired labor of high-tech equipment.
Since the end of 2008, Laserdenta has been represented by an own subsidiary in the US. Laserdenta Inc. situated in Brea, in the middle of Orange Country (CA).
About Objet Geometries
Objet Geometries Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, provides 3-dimensional printing systems that enable manufacturers and industrial designers to reduce cost of product development and dramatically shorten time-to-market of new products.
Objet's ultra-thin-layer, high-resolution 3-dimensional printing systems and materials utilize PolyJet polymer jetting technology, to print ultra-thin 16-micron layers. The market-proven Objet Eden line of 3D Printing Systems and the Objet24 and Objet30 3D desktop printers are based on Objet's patented office-friendly PolyJet Technology. The Objet Connex multi-material family is based on Objet's PolyJet Matrix Technology, which jets multiple model materials simultaneously and creates composite Digital Materials on the fly. All Objet systems use Objet's FullCure® materials to create accurate, clean, smooth, and highly detailed 3D parts.
Objet systems are in use by customers worldwide, including Fortune 100 companies, in multiple industries such as Dental, Medical, Medical Devices, Education, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, toys, consumer goods, and footwear industries.
Founded in 1998, Objet serves its growing global customer base through offices in USA, Mexico, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong, and a global network of distribution partners. Objet owns more than 50 patents and patent pending inventions. For more information, visit us at www.objet.com, and for more about 3D printing industry-related news, business issues and trends, read the Objet blog.
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