Objet Geometries Ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing,today announced collaboration with Clearstep Laboratories, a leading provider of digital orthodontic solutions. Objet’s high resolution, 3D printing systemswill facilitate Clearstep™ to become more efficient in manufacturing custom-made orthodontic clear aligners on a mass scale. Working together, Clearstep and Objet will bring the advantages of digital printing technology to orthodontics.
“Objet and Clearstep have teamed up to implement Objet's ultra-thin layer, high-resolution 3D printing applications in the Clearstep production process,” said Avi Cohen, Head of Medical Solutions at Objet. "We expect this cooperation will increase overall manufacturing productivity and offer significant benefits to Clearstep customers.”
Alistair McCance, Managing Director of Clearstep comments: “The Clearstep solution was developed by one of the country’s leading orthodontists, Dr Andrew McCance, who understands the unique treatment and compliance needs of advanced orthodontic solutions. The digital production center combines the unique benefits of the Clearstep solution combined with a series of Objet’s 3D printing systems. We are continually looking for ways to increase productivity and expect that our all-in-one digital workflow will help to improve the service to our customers and to augment the productivity of our highly skilled local lab technicians."