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World renowned Handler Red Wing Lathe 26 Red Wing Lathe A full 1/4 HP, 1725/3450 rpm two speed polishing lathe with 6" [15.2cm] shaft height (115 Volts/60Hz). Designed and built for use as a polishing...See more lathe, its tapered shafts will accept standard dental tapered chucks. The 6" [15.2cm] shaft height of the 26 will allow the technician to utilize larger diameter buffing wheels for pumice and dry polishing operations.This unit may be supplied with 1/2" [1.3cm] straight shafts when specified. Available in 115 Volts/ 50Hz 26A, 220 Volts/50Hz 26E and 220 Volts/60Hz 26C at additional charge. NOTE: Specify No. 26S for motor with 1/2" [1.3cm] straight shafts. Shipping Wgt.: 41 lbs [18.6 Kg] Unit Dimensions.: 15 1/2" long x 8" wide x 9" high [39cm x 20cm x 23cm]
D700 3D Scanner: The foundation for digital quality and productivity
The open architecture 3Shape Dental System provides powerful 3D scanning, CAD modeling, and order management. 3Shape's user-acclaimed Dental System is designed to support familiar workflows, helping dental...See more labs maintain their professional edge over competitors through complete automation of traditionally manual tasks. 3Shape's scan and design processes are the fastest in the market and provide an initial computer-proposed design of unique quality. The 3Shape scanner is available in three series: D500, D700 and D800 series. DENTSPLY Prosthetics is an Authorized Reseller of 3Shape Dental Systems *3Shape Dental System™ is not a trademark of DENTSPLY International, Inc.
The TRIOS® CART radiates an aura of technology in a sleek design that heightens your patient's visit-experience and enhances the image of your clinic. Clinics can choose between a TRIOS® Standard...See more or a TRIOS® Color solution.
The TRIOS® POD solution is an alternative to the cart and offers both mobility and flexibility for dentists working in multiple locations or for clinics with limited space. Clinics can choose between...See more a TRIOS® Standard or a TRIOS® Color solution
The A1614 Microwave Sintering oven from SINTERING-OVENS.COM is designed for high-production labs that need to turnaround cases or remakes quickly. Microwave sintering vibrates the inside and outside molecules...See more for the same amount of time, producing stronger and longer-lasting copings and zirconia restorations. There are no traditional heating elements; you can open the door in a fraction of the time it takes for a traditional sintering furnace to cool down enough to remove the restorations.
The new cost-friendly Accel-21 porcelain furnace from KDF U.S. delivers delicacy and beauty to porcelain. With even distribution of heat, its muffle chamber fires porcelain with quality and consistency....See more KDF has been a leading porcelain furnace manufacturer in Japan for over 40 years.
AD2's newest articulator features a polished, anodized finish; an interchangeable incisal pin; magnetic centric latch retention; and complete interchangeability with Panadent instruments and other AD2...See more articulators. The company's line of mounting plates is now available in white with larger metal inserts for increased retention and, due to popular demand, has added a cost-effective, KaVo-compatible magnetic mounting plate.
The two-side only heating plates in the APEX burnout oven radiate heat more evenly with fewer variances than the oven's 4-plate counterparts, leading to fewer cracked rings. The APEX has a high heat-rate...See more capacity that allows you to reach your desired temperature quickly: it's rate exceeds 50°C/72°F per minute at full power. An open-door detection system protects the oven's heating elements, and the thermocouple is sheathed in metal to provide corrosion resistance against gassing elements, and to provide temperature stability and a longer life. OVEN FEATURES * 20 three-stage programs * Large ring capacity with a small footprint * High heat rate- greater than 50°C (72°F) per minute at full power * Sheated thermocouple for a longer life * Rugged 1600-Watt muffle * Open door detection
From FOREDOM ELECTRIC, this powerful, variable-speed lathe with tapered spindles is compact enough for use at the workbench. Its 1/6-HP, high-torque, permanent magnet motor is quiet and smooth running,...See more runs at speeds of 500-7,000 RPM, and has the power required for polishing and buffing. The MAFH25 Filter Hood works with the lathe and has a variable-speed motor with strong suction power for removing dust particles and reclaiming precious metal. Made of powder-coated, heavy-gauge steel, the CE-compliant hood has a removable metal watertight tray, gooseneck-mounted LED light and clear acrylic shield. It comes with one charcoal and two polyester filters. Cost: $480.
The Biostar VI with Scan Technology from GREAT LAKES ORTHODONTICS allows you to fabricate hard and soft appliances in half the time of conventional methods. It achieves excellent adaptation by combining...See more positive pressure (90psi) and the process of forming the heated side of the material over the model. Biostar VI is designed with a bar code scanner that automatically enters the correct processing information for your material and features advanced thermostatic infrared technology, reaching working temperature in only one second.
Specially designed to reduce excess noise and vibration, the high-speed automatic BQ-Spindle offers quiet, smooth operation. From META DENTAL CORP., it features a release lever that opens the chuck for...See more quick tool change without having to stop the motor for continuous operation. BQ-Spindle is compatible with all major alloy grinders and all parts are included for quick and easy installation.
GLIDEWELL DIRECT's easy-to-operate BruxZir FastFire Furnace is specially designed for sintering milled BruxZir Solid Zirconia restorations. Featuring a new, higher-efficiency design, it offers four molybdenum...See more disilicide heating elements for quick temperature ramp up. A special thermocouple ensures accuracy of heating phases. The furnace also includes better insulation and four cooling fans for shorter cycle times and enhanced heating and cooling rate capabilities.
GLIDEWELL LABORATORIES' quiet BruxZir Milling System mills BruxZir Solid Zirconia restorations in an average of 11 minutes. Technical support, a step-by-step DVD and a CAM PC are included when you purchase...See more a mill; installation and training are accomplished in two days. Backup milling via outsourcing is available in the event of a service outage. Use the BruxZir Milling System with BruxZir Shaded Milling Blanks—manufactured with a patent-pending colloidal process for shade consistency, translucency and esthetics—to produce crowns and bridges with increased efficiency.
Offering stylish safety and comfort, HARVEST DENTAL PRODUCT's original Bubble II grinding shield provides excellent frontal and angular protection against flying debris, dust and toxic fumes produced during...See more grinding and finishing. Eliminating the need for protective goggles and masks, the Bubble features a removable viewing window that can be cleaned and replaced in seconds. It also has vacuum ports at the back and bottom for suction versatility and a Gold Catching Tray that acts as a disc and bur organizer. The unit meets OSHA standards.
AMANN GIRRBACH AMERICA's new Ceramill Argotherm sinter furnace was specifically developed for its new Sintron® CrCo blank for non-precious metal restorations. The patented core of the system is the...See more removable flooding chamber, Ceramill Argovent, that minimizes the consumption of argon gas and ensures a homogenous, distortion-free sintering of the restoration.
The Ceramill Therm furnace from AMANN GIRRBACH AMERICA provides high-performance, high-temperature and fully automatic programmable settings for the final sintering of stress-free zirconia frameworks....See more The unit is engineered for two stackable sintering bowls to maximize the use of the chamber space. It also provides reliable processing due to constant temperature controls, even and efficient heat distribution throughout the firing chamber, plus notification in the event of an unexpected termination of the sintering process.
CFS DENTAL manufactures materials and equipment for fabricating flexible partials and full dentures. CFS Dental flexible partial dentures are comfortable, esthetic and affordable, and adapt to the constant...See more movement and flexibility in patients' mouths. The automatic system kit contains the heavy-duty automatic press that yields approximately 35-40 cases per day. The CFS digital furnace was designed to melt all of the CFS Flexible products in under 11 minutes and every cartridge of CFS Flexible comes with a patient instructional handbook and convenient plastic bag.
BAR INSTRUMENTS' American-made steam cleaners are virtually maintenance free and require no chemicals or installation. Covered by a two-year warranty, the steamers have self-contained, stainless-steel...See more boilers that allow for years of safe and reliable operation and their compact design is very energy efficient. The steamers' versatile, maneuverable steam gun is equipped with a thumb-operated switch that allows for precise control of the steam and eliminates noise and mess.
Developed for zirconia ceramics, the DC100 from VISION USA is fully programmable and has a maximum continuous operating temperature of 1,600°C for highly translucent zirconia. It incorporates an industrial-grade...See more MoSi2 (molybdenumsilicate) heating element as well as a platinum/rhodium thermocouple. It has the capacity for 50 copings or 30 full contour units during one sintering cycle. The DC100 is energy efficient, has low outside furnace temperature, a fast heating and cooling rate, and a one-year warranty. Introductory price: $5,995.
Available from JENSEN DENTAL, Dekema's Austromat baSiC sintering oven features even temperature management and heat distribution and quality thermocouples and heating elements. Featuring innovative technology,...See more the furnace offers consistent esthetics.
Available from JENSEN DENTAL, Dekema's Austromat 654 is a combination pressing/firing furnace that offers accurate temperature control, timing and plunger travel management. It also offers quality heating...See more elements and thermocouples, as well as innovative technology, resulting in consistent esthetics. Experience an optimized workflow and throughput of up to 20g of ceramic and five different shades at one time with the unique trixpress® muffle system.
LISTA INTERNATIONAL CORP.'s workbench system comes equipped with an integrated downdraft dust collection system available in all bench sizes. The dust collection system works for a variety of equipment,...See more including tabletop milling and die drilling machines.
Dental Scanner All-In-One The scanner has been developed specifically for the dental industry to satisfy labs need and to enable users to reach the end results faster. Thanks to the new powerful embedded...See more computer is the first Scanner with structured light technology allows users to start scanning immediatly with precision. The scanner is based on all in one concept. The proprietary technology powers the scanner and is also available separately for companies that want to build their own custom 3D scanners for OEM applications.
The Dune EcoTech from ZHERMACK is an efficient, durable sandblaster with a state-of-the-art design offering maximum precision. Its sand recirculation system renders minimum sand consumption and the double...See more extractor connection offers extreme dust suction. Features include: ergonomically designed handles and nozzles, adjustable LED lighting for improved visibility, changeable protective film for LED light and viewing hatch, large-size tanks (1000cc) with level indicators and a two-year warranty.
QUATRO AIR TECHNOLOGIES designed the iVAC™ and iVAC-Twin™ dust collectors specifically for CAD/CAM milling, fine zirconium dust, die stone, gypsum, sand and all micro-abrasive materials. A...See more built-in, slide-and-glide Collector™ accumulates up to seven gallons in the iVAC and 10 gallons in the iVAC-Twin (high-volume model). Both collectors feature LED status displays and fully automatic, high-capacity (FCS) filter cleaning systems (patent pending) that are self-activating and hands-free.
ZHERMACK'S new Elite Mix vacuum mixer for dental stones, investments and duplication silicones features 10 customizable programs, five of which are preset based on the characteristics of the company's...See more line of dental stones. The user can individually set each parameter such as mixing time and speed, pre-mixing time, pre-vacuum time and interval of inversion of the rotation direction. Small and sleek, the Elite Mix offers constant quality of the mixture and a quiet operation, a 25-character LCS display associated with the encoder knob enabling quick and intuitive use, and includes a series of visual and auditory signals alerting the operator when mixing is complete. The unit can be wall- or bench-mounted (with appropriate stand) and is available with a 200-, 500- or 1,000-ml blade and mixing bowl.
The Enterra® VLC Unit provides versatility in fabricating high quality appliances while saving time, space and money. Enterra provides an effective curing system for multiple types of visible light...See more cured fixed and removable appliances, using a variety of innovative materials (e.g. Triad®, Eclipse®, Radica®), resulting in less working time. Due to its three bulb design, the Enterra has a larger cure zone. Also incorporated into the Enterra's precision engineering is a rotating platform and voltage control regulator, to accommodate the processing of a variety of light curing materials. A smart card port offers expandability for future materials development and integration.
From NEVIN LABS DENTAL EZ, ErgoEZ benches were developed for reliability, functionality and ergonomics. Features include dependable steel construction; height ranges from 30"-34"; adjustable armrests that...See more move side to side; a variable speed dust collector with automatic or manual settings; modern, removable dust hood with shield; motor control panel with illuminated power switch and indicator lights; task lighting; and a magnifying lens.
ERKODENT® thermoforming systems offer more than 45 years of proven reliability for all thermoformed dental applications. The Erkoform-3™ is a vacuum thermoforming unit that provides convenient...See more and economical fabrication of multi-layered sports mouthguards, occlusal splints and orthodontic appliances. An updated version of the Erkoform-RVE, the Erkoform-3 offers touchless temperature control, pre-vacuum, and a deeper base to accommodate taller models. Compatible with the Occluform-3 attachment, the Erkoform-3 is the ideal modernized thermoforming machine. Price includes disc material samples kit and steel filling granules.
The Erkoform-3d™ is the latest advancement in thermoforming dental technology. Designed to thermoform and imprint the opposing bite for optimum fit, this unit includes a touchless temperature control,...See more reserve vacuum, preprogrammed settings and a touch panel screen. No compressed air supply is required—simply plug it in to begin thermoforming! With more space for taller models and an improved Balkwill angle on the Occluform-3®, the Erkoform-3d will increase productivity and cut costs in your laboratory. Purchase of the Erkoform-3d includes a material samples kit, step-by-step technique manual, and an easy-to-follow technique DVD.
ERKODENT® thermoforming systems offer more than 45 years of proven reliability for all thermoformed dental applications. The Erkopress 300 Tp™ is a positive-pressure thermoforming machine designed...See more to fabricate various dental applications, such as bite plates, fluoride and bleaching trays, sports mouthguards and orthodontic appliances. As a countertop pressure-forming unit, it requires connection to a compressed air system. Also available is the Erkopress 300 Tp-ci™, which includes a high-performance integrated compressor and compressed-air reserve. Both units are equipped with a touchless temperature sensor and programmable touch panel. Prices include rounded high-grade steel filling granules and thermoforming material samples.
The MYERSON FlexPress is capable of injecting a wide variety of thermoplastic appliances, including flexible partial dentures, clasps, unilaterals and temporaries. Use the pre-programmed settings to process...See more Myerson DuraFlex flexible partial dentures, Myerson VisiClear clear clasps and Myerson DurAcetal durable cosmetic appliances. You can also save your own settings for any other thermoplastic material. The integrated heating unit and injector ensure uniform flow of thermoplastic materials.
Freedom workstations from NEVINLABS are available for one or two technicians and can be customized with a wide variety of options including: quiet, powerful, variable-speed dust collector with a lighted...See more power switch; pre-piping for gas and air; blowgun; top saver; arm boards; Corian top; and shadow-free lighting provided by color-correct fluorescent tubes. Standard items include ample drawer space and all steel construction with durable scratch- and chip-resistant powder coating finish. Individual workstations are shipped pre-assembled.
Made in the U.S., FUSA DENTAL's upscale workbench features an ergonomic tabletop height of 33.86\" for better blood circulation in the legs as well as spine and neck exculpatory armrests to help prevent...See more muscle spasms in the shoulders. The bench also features a strong 1.25-hp suction unit with suction funnel and small hood with a Plexiglas protective shield, removable waste/precious metal drawer inserts, 55-watt daylight fluorescent table-mounted lamp, retractable air gun, work tray shelf, three-drawer cabinet and pre-wired electrical socket.
SAEYANG MICROTECH has provided micromotors since 1976. The ergonomic Handy700 Brushless Micromotor Handpiece offers speeds of 1,000 to 50,000rpm and features low noise and vibration, excellent durability,...See more ceramic ball bearings, self-diagnosis function, error code display and an auto-cruise function. Handy700 is designed for easy hand carry and can be foot or hand operated.
HARRIS DISCOUNT SUPPLY manufactures an assortment of microscopes and is showcasing the Harris EMT at LAB DAY®. It features a wide field of view, sturdy adjustable Euro arm and high-resolution Meiji...See more optics to minimize eye fatigue. It comes in 5-10X and 10-20X magnification and is available with a 12-watt florescent ring light or adjustable LED ring light. The company also carries a full line of discounted brand name equipment including magnifiers, porcelain ovens, burnout ovens, handpieces and specialized lighting.