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3D-Printing-Expert Rapid Shape is now cooperating with dental manufacturer VOCO

Perfect solutions for a modern, digital and ambitious dentistry – these are the goals for the specialists of 3D-printing from Southern Germany as well as for the dentalists from the far north. Rapid Shape and VOCO bundle their capabilities into a partnership to provide their customers with the heighest level of flexibility when choosing work material. The scope of this cooperation, printers from Rapid Shape and 3D-printing material from VOCO, will be syncronize to mesh with each other to offer optimal print results.

Rapid Shape has benefitted from many years of experience in 3D printing and offers professional solutions specialized for the dental, hearing aid and other industrial markets. Recently, Rapid Shape has grown to be one of the top players in high-end dental laboratories, as well as in centralized production spaces. A validated workflow secures high quality output whilst the open-system allows for flexibility.

„The open-system is giving our customers the possibility to choose the right material for their use. VOCO is another high-quality material partner by our side, who is enlarging and enhancing our portfolio“, explains Andreas Schultheiss, Managing Director of Rapid Shape. „We are looking forward to the development work together with VOCO to provide more validated V-Print materials for our 3D-printer.“

For more than three decades, VOCO is known as an explorative dental company with a high competence in light curing plastics for restorative dentistry. VOCO is using their knowledge and experience in the segment of digital dentistry for a couple of years already and has successfully established numerous products worldwide; specially 3D-printing materials of the V-Print-family.
VOCO print materials are now certified for Rapid Shape 3D-printer. In the first release the V-Print splint, V-Print SG and V-Print model are available for the Rapid Shape 3D-printer of second and third generation, like the D20+, D30+, D20 II, D30 II and D40 II, right now. You can find a detailed list at www.voco. dental/3dprintingpartners
Customers with a service contract in the knowledge center can find the current rapidshape-Engine with new material parameter at www.kc.rapidshape.de

• V-Print splint is conducting the production of the transparent toothed rack with high flexibility as a Class IIa medical product. • V-print SG is also accredited as a Class IIa medical product and therefore indexed for direct contact with wounds. • V-Print model is a material for producing dental models with a high scratch resistance. It is suitable for Thermoforming and stays dimensionally accurate despite heat input.

„By high and consequent requirements regarding quality and innovation, VOCO and Rapid Shape pursue same values. Therefore Rapid Shape is the ideal partner to enlarge and push our strength in the 3D-print material field.“, says Olaf Sauerbier, Managing Director of VOCO GmbH.