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Global Leaders in Dental 3D Printing and Software Join Forces to Ease Adoption of Quality Digital Dentures EnvisionTEC was the first to market with a complete 3D printed digital denture solution AvaDent is the leader in easy-to-use software and design services for digital dentures More than 40% of all...

This article first appeared in TCT Magazine| Europe Edition | Volume 26 | Issue 1 When EnvisionTEC launched its very first 3D printer in 2002, it was developed with the jewellery industry in mind. Along with a requirement for highly detailed castable patterns, EnvisionTEC saw there was a significant opportunity...

EnvisionTEC has been serving the dental market since 2008, when Jim Glidewell walked up to an EnvisionTEC trade show booth and asked: “Can you do teeth?” Today, EnvisionTEC offers the leading portfolio of dental materials in 3D printing. That includes materials for modeling, casting, appliances...

Model F1 race cars that run on compressed air and use 3D printed car wheels from EnvisionTEC helped Team Hawk, from Colyton Grammar School in East Devon UK, race to victory. Team Hawk consists of 6 students aged between 17 and 18: Elaine, Alex, Anthony, Charlie,...

From jewelry to toy models, EnvisionTEC customers and 3D printing enthusiasts spread their love for quality, accurate 3D printing the best way they know how – through social media. Here’s the top Instagram and Twitter shared posts of 2017 (click the image to go to the post): 2017...

Using New Technology to Preserve the Old For Jason Lamontagne, Master Mechanic of the Wiscassset, Waterville, & Farmington Railway Museum (Alna, ME), the embrace of additive manufacturing was a reluctant compromise. Lamontagne and the rest of the museum’s army of members, employees, and volunteers are thoroughly...

Many EnvisionTEC users turn to social media to share their passion for 3D printing and their love for our technology. See all the great photos and comments from 2017 below. Got a Facebook account? Click the photo to see the post on Facebook. Knight Racing: Looking forward to...

Most scaffolds used in bioprinting today are made up of a single material. In recent years, mixtures of materials within scaffolds have become quite common to achieve mechanical or clinical objectives. For example, embedding ceramic particles within a thermoplastic material can deliver a compromise between...

Using a Robot to 3D Print for Metal Castings Also Lowers Costs Flowserve (Irving, TX) is a $4 Billion provider of fluid motion control solutions (pumps, valves, and mechanical seals) for “the world's toughest, most critical applications.” And almost “half of that business is after market,"...

Breaking the Sand Casting Mold with Additive Manufacturing When your foundry fills a city block and your production equipment and patterns fill the foundry, how do you grow? For Trident Alloys (Springfield, MA) the answer was a Viridis3D Robotic Additive Manufacturing (RAM) system, to 3D print...

EnvisionTEC has more than 15 years of experience developing materials to 3D print patterns for direct investment casting or lost-wax casting. Importantly, our knowledge about how to include more desirable wax content in these materials, and maintain 3D printing quality, has deepened ― leading to one of...

Tim van Broekhoven, an engineering student at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) in the Netherlands, used an EnvisionTEC 3D printer, the Perfactory 4 Mini XL, to print fiber structures using ABS-Tuff material to help produce his master thesis, "On the Mimicking of Geckos...

Aria is now the most powerful entry-level desktop 3D printer on the market Created by EnvisionTEC, the pioneer and leader in DLP 3D printing for 15 years Aria is manufactured in the United States DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 24, 2017 — EnvisionTEC, a leading global manufacturer...

The Perfactory 4 LED XXL will maintain EnvisionTEC’s leadership offering the market’s largest DLP printer The new Vida cDLM expands EnvisionTEC’s family of high-speed continuous printers to three models Both new printers are ideal for direct printing of final end-use parts, investment casting patterns,...