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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.
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.
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.
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.
ZIRCAR ZIRCONIA offers the HotSpot 110 zirconia sintering furnace in two models: 1,600°C rated and 1,700°C rated. They are openly programmable and easy to install and use. The chamber holds two...See more trays and the hyper-efficient insulation system reduces energy consumption to less than $1 per firing. Both furnaces are designed and built in the U.S. and come with a two-year warranty.
The HT Speed by Mihm Vogt from ZUBLER USA features 90-minute zirconia speed sintering cycles as well as regular cycles. It has six MoSi2 heating elements, a maximum temperature of 1,650°C and quality...See more inner insulation to ensure low power consumption. Two trays can be fired simultaneously, doubling the amount of work that can be sintered. The furnace is equipped with door security circuitry to prevent accidental opening and a thermocouple circuit breaker to prevent overheating.
NABERTHERM's new high-temperature HTCT 01/16 P330 furnace uses zirconia-friendly SiC heating elements to reach 1,550°C in less than 40 minutes with cooling capability back down to 200°C inside...See more two hours. The 110V unit weighs less than 40 pounds and is designed for low maintenance requirements and easy heating rod changes.
IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES' new IMAGE-Press combination press/porcelain furnace is designed for pressing all materials, including lithium disilicate, and bakes all low- and high-fusing porcelains along with...See more high-temperature ceramics. Two separate, built-in decontamination programs provide ideal conditions for zirconium, lithium disilicate, aluminum oxide, all-ceramic and PFM as well as sintering/crystallization. The unit features a patent-pending "CQT" muffle design based on the new-generation Crystalline Quartz Technology, along with a platinum thermocouple to ensure precision, accuracy and temperature control.
The Whip Mix Infinity ZR Sintering Furnace features the latest technology to give you many years of dependable service. With 30 programs and four stages, the Whip Mix Infinity ZR furnace has been designed...See more to offer the user flexibility and consistently accurate sintering of zirconia materials.
NABERTHERM GmbH's LHT 02/17 LB Speed furnace is perfectly suited for sintering translucent zirconia up to 1,650°C. It has an Integrated Speed Cooling System and special heating elements made of molydenum...See more disilicide that protect crowns and bridges from chemical contamination. When using liquid shading colors, the charge must be fully dried before starting the sintering process. This model is equipped with a rapid cooling device. Depending on the charge and the type of saggars, process times shorter than two hours can be achieved.
NABERTHERM GmbH's LHT 03/17 D is a high-temperature chamber furnace ideal for sintering translucent zirconia units up to 1,650°C. It offers ease of operation and special molybdenum discilicide heating...See more elements that protect against chemical interaction between charge and heating elements. When using liquid shading colors, the charge must be fully dried before starting the sintering process.
The Master S Series from KDF U.S. features a newly developed quartz spiral heater that offers excellent muffle heat distribution and steady heat rise. It minimizes metal frame twisting, allowing users...See more to produce natural color shades, natural translucency and uniform glaze. Featuring a stylish design, it has 250 storable firing program slots.
DENTSPLY recently Introducing the two new premium Multimat® NTX and NTXPRESS units. Both furnaces include programs for firing porcelain. The NTXPRESS also presses all-ceramics, including lithium disilicates....See more These furnaces provide easy program customization, and excellent reliability for brilliant, consistent firing results. Multimat models are equipped with an even-heating coil, protected by a Quartz glass tube, to ensure homogeneous heat distribution within the chamber. A vacuum pump is complimentary with each unit's purchase. The Multimat supplementary, real-time controller assists the main CPU in providing extra power and a highly-precise temperature curve. With NTX PC software, select from the 1,000 standard programs, or conveniently create and administer firing and pressing files and programs for subsequent transfer to one, or multiple furnaces via USB sticks. The logical folder program structure intuitively guides the operator through all menu levels, directly to the desired program. The small footprint delivers a contemporary, premium furnace, well-suited for the lab environment. NTX and NTXPRESS models are equipped with a robust, three-year manufacturer warranty.
The Origin DuoTron Pro from B&D DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES provides fast zirconia sintering and production speeds, while decreasing production costs. Different sintering modes are also available. You can sinter...See more single copings or three- to four-unit bridges with the Quick Mode, large bridge cases or four-unit bridge cases with large pontics with the Regular Mode, full contour zirconia at an increased temperature or build your own custom sintering cycle.
The Pro 200 Porcelain Furnace from WHIP MIX is affordable and designed with cutting-edge technology. It has advanced cycles for IPS e.max®, In-Ceram®, Wol-Ceram®, Captek™, sintered alloys...See more and advanced porcelain products. The furnace is completely lead-free in compliance with the international RoHS directive. It comes standard with a vacuum pump and a three-year warranty or 3,750 muffle hours on the unit (U.S. & Canada only).
The second generation of the Programat EP 5000 Combi furnace is easy to operate - thanks to its graphic high-resolution colour display with the convenient touch screen function and the proven membrane-sealed...See more keypad. The energy consumption in the stand-by mode can be reduced by up to 40 percent due to the integrated power-saving function. The new press drive with the Intelligent Press Function enables up to 45 % quicker results, particularly for press ceramics. Built with a Crack Detection System (CDS), which recognizes any possible cracks in the investment ring at an early stage. In such cases, the furnace ends the press procedure, often times saving the restoration. Advantages include: - Preinstalled pressing and firing programs for all Ivoclar Vivadent products. - The modern operating field with the large, clearly-arranged colour touch-display permits easy, intuitive operation. - Intelligent Press Function enables up to 45 % quicker press results - CDS - Crack Detection System: Immediately interrupts the press process if a crack in the investment ring occurs. - Homogeneous heat irradiation thanks to the QTK heating muffle technology - Integrated power saving technology saves money and is friendly to the environment - The electronically controlled press drive allows very esthetic press results and does not require compressed air. - During the firing process, the OSD operating status indicator informs users about the current status of the furnace (heating, cooling, error messages, etc.). - Easy, extremely precise and automatic temperature calibration (ATK 2) at two temperature points - USB interfaces for software updates as well as printer, PC, or memory stick connection. - TSP (Thermo Shock Protection) and CSP (Cooling Shock Protection) functions
The Programat S1 is a light-weight and compact sintering furnace for the sintering of frameworks made of IPS e.max ZirCAD and other ZrO2 materials. Its particular advantage is the short processing time...See more of only 90-minutes, which positively affects the fabrication time of zirconium oxide crown and bridge frameworks as well as the energy consumption.
IVOCLAR VIVADENT's Programat EP 5000 combination press and ceramic furnace features an electronic press drive with sensor technology, Intelligent Press Function and QTK heating muffle technology for equal...See more heat distribution. Its Crack Detection System identifies cracks in the investment ring early enough to abort the press procedure. The EP 5000 also offers a user-friendly, high-resolution color touch screen and Optical Status Display, which indicates the current operating status of the furnace using different colors, making it easy to check the progress. The furnace is also environmentally friendly and features power-saving technology.
The Programat S1 furnace from IVOCLAR VIVADENT sinters single-tooth zirconia restorations in only 75 minutes. It's compact and lightweight with a heating element designed for intensive everyday use. The...See more S1 furnace features an assortment of programming options which enables a wide variety of zirconia materials to be sintered. The furnace is user-friendly and features a graphics display screen and Operating Status Display, which uses different colors to inform the user of progress at a distance. A USB interface allows for easy connection to update furnace software.
The ProPress 200 and ProPress SP from WHIP MIX are designed for cutting-edge pressing. Both furnaces have advanced cycles for IPS e.max® and Captek. The ProPress SP monitors the glass flow, sensing...See more movement of the ceramic into the ring in real time, increasing the likelihood of a complete press, even with cracked molds. The ProPress series furnaces come standard with a vacuum pump and a three-year warranty or 3,750 muffle hours on the unit (U.S. & Canada only).
From WHIP MIX, the new ProPress SP Furnace offers a new level of pressing control. A component monitors the flow of glass and senses the movement of the ceramic into the ring. When the mold is filled,...See more the table is lowered as quickly as possible, saving time and preventing/minimizing the formation of the reaction layer. The furnace enables faster and more consistent pressing of more units per ring.
This furnace unifies all the main elements necessary for pre-heating, all in one machine. Apart from the top technology such as the Pt-RhPt temperature sensor, the four sided heating chamber and the hidden...See more heating elements etc., the main emphasis was placed upon the ergonomics, so that operation, programming and ventilation is the best possible.
From SINTERINGOVENS.COM, the new all-digital SinterMax T1700 LE features two-hour sintering of zirconia copings and the higher temperatures needed for maximum translucency of full contour zirconia. It...See more includes 15 default, four-stage programs for all types of zirconia materials and restorations, plus five user-customizable programs. Two 30-unit crucibles can be stacked for double capacity and the quality muffle saves 30% in energy costs. Price: $7,299 which includes an extra set of molybdenum elements.
SHENPAZ TECHNOLOGIES' Sintra sintering furnace is fully programmable and adaptable to all zirconium oxide materials on the market. Together with the conventional parameters, Sintra has two unique attributes:...See more a degassing feature to keep the muffle clean from impurity and a negative temperature ramp feature for extra slow cooling. It has a maximum working temperature of 1,650°C/3,002°F, includes two firing crucibles and can sinter up to 80 units at once.
With its Radiance Ring muffle design, the Summit porcelain furnace from IBEX DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES delivers an even, homogenous band of energy within its chamber to provide consistent shade fidelity in fired...See more porcelains. State-of-the-art electronics eliminate the need for temperature calibrations, and the tangential cooling fan lowers cool-down rates by up to 50%. The user-friendly, intuitive design of the touchscreen control panel gives users the ability to edit program parameters mid-cycle. The Summit is made in the U.S. with American-made and -sourced components.
Sharing the same features as the conventional Summit furnace, the Summit Press from IBEX DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES was designed specifically to press e.max® materials. It features an elevated pressing platform...See more to ensure even heat distribution within the investment ring, helping materials to reach optimal viscosity and minimizing reaction layer. The furnace is made in the U.S. with American-made and -sourced components.
Precision Pressings with even the most demanding of materials! The SUMMIT Press is a combination pressing and firing furnace with features that let you focus on your work- not your oven. Combined with...See more the physical design of the investment ring, IBEX's muffle design and accuracy of the electronics provide consistently reliable pressings with even the most demanding of materials. Due to the highly precise temperature control and even distribution of radiant energy within the muffle, programming the SUMMIT Press is simple: no more wasting valuable time and materials to "Dial In" the right temperature that might work well for a while- the SUMMIT gives precision pressings right out of the box! FURNACE FEATURES * Radiance Ring® technology * Pressing and firing capacity * State-of-the-art electronics * Complete touch screen operation * Unique firing tray to help materials reach optimum viscosity * Ability to edit parameters mid-program * Rapid cooling fan & USB port * User friendly, intuitive design
SCHÜTZ DENTAL's Tizian sintering furnace uses six high-quality MoSi2 heating elements to sinter zirconia ceramics up to 1,600°C. Inner insulation ensures low power consumption and it's equipped...See more with a security board that ensures the furnace door doesn't open accidentally. The HT controller is equipped with a thermocouple circuit breaker to prevent overheating in case the sensor is defective. The furnace comes with sintering beads and cup which holds up to 60 units; an additional sintering cup can be used to sinter a total of 120 units in one process. The new sintering oven HTS holds one cup of 30 units, but can do speed sintering of copings and small bridges in 90 minutes.
The VARIO 200 Furnace from ZUBLER USA delivers exceptional firing results at an economical price. A new chamber design produces a homogeneous temperature across the entire firing tray. Time-Temperature-Cooling...See more (TTC) provides closed-chamber controlled cooling, important for long-span zirconia bridges. The Z-Dry feature controls time, temperature and position to homogeneously pre-dry ceramic. It features a USB port for updates and program storage, a glass touch screen and Power Fail Control (PFC).
The Vario Press 300.e from ZUBLER USA has an Advanced Press for lithium disilicate; this patented feature cuts up to 60% off the total cycle time and prevents reaction layer formation. Other features include:...See more an intelligent pressing system and large heating element for uniform ring heating; z-dry pre-dry system for ceramic firings; touch-glass control, full color display; and an ultra-quiet, high-efficiency vacuum pump.
The VITA Zyrcomat 6000 MS sintering furnace from VIDENT is capable of sintering up to 25 units as well as nine-unit bridges in 80 minutes starting from room temperature. The furnace has been rigorously...See more tested and proven to provide stress-free, gentle cooling to 400°C for white and industrially pre-colored VITA YZ materials. Conventional firing processes are also pre-programmed and the Zyrcomat can handle high-temperature sintering for all framework materials.
Vulcan® benchtop furnaces are available in three standard muffle sizes. Single setpoint digital controllers allow the operator to control the rate of temperature climb, and monitor the progress of...See more the program on an easy-to-read, accurate digital display.
PARAGON INDUSTRIES' Paragon Xpress-E-12A burnout furnace includes a digital temperature controller with a 16-page instruction manual and Quick Start guide. The furnace can store up to four eight-segment...See more programs. The heating element is mounted in dropped, recessed firebrick grooves and a safety switch turns off the heating element when the door is opened. The Xpress-E-12A is available in 120 and 240 volts and can also be made for any electrical system in the world.
ZIRKONZAHN USA's Zirkonofen 600/V3 is the revamped version of the V2 furnace and offers a number of advantages. The device is adjustable up to 1,700°C, making it suitable for the latest developments...See more in zirconia technology. The modern, all-glass oven is esthetically pleasing and allows for 2,000 programs to be saved; special sintering programs can be created upon customer request.
ZIRKONZAHN USA's Zirkonofen 700 Vakuum can be used for firing a wide range of materials, including the new Sintermetall using a special adapter. The furnace offers three MoSi2 heating elements; the bigger...See more combustion chamber allows the Prettau® Zirconia to become even more translucent.