DGSHAPE Announces Titanium Abutment Milling Attachments

DGSHAPE Corporation, a subsidiary of Roland DG Corporation and a leading provider of digital solutions for dental laboratory technicians, announced the release of the AK-1 titanium abutment milling system for the DWX-42W wet milling machine.

About DWX Series 

DWX series milling machines specialize in the digital production of dental prosthesis such as copings, crowns, and bridges. Dental laboratories are increasing the adoption of digital CAD/CAM milling systems in place of traditional casting methods. DWX series milling machines can process various dental materials such as Zirconia, Wax, PEEK, and PMMA.  

About the AK-1 Abutment Milling System 

The AK-1 Abutment Milling System is a series of attachments to the standard DWX-42W material holder that allow the custom milling of titanium abutments from popular manufacturers such as GeoMedi, MEDENTiKA, and NT-Trading. 

Features of the AK-1 Abutment Milling System 

  • Effortless milling of titanium custom abutments:
    Simply attach the abutment adapter and change out the filtration tray and milling burs to begin milling custom titanium abutments in-house.  
  • New burs for milling titanium:
    Specifically developed and optimized for milling titanium, the new milling burs provide stable and quality milling of custom abutments. 

Applicable model  DWX-42W
 Supported CAD 3Shape, exocad Dental Wings*
Supported CAM MillBox / CIMsystem*
Product configuration AK-1 (Primary set)  Tray with special-purpose filter, three types of special-purpose milling burs AK-1 (Primary set) torque screwdriver, receptacle tray, hexagonal wrench, replacement filters, manual
AK-1-GE / ME / NT
3 types of material attachments
GE: GeoMedi ME: MEDENTiKA; NT: NT-Trading
 Productivity  Processing time 50-80 minutes / tooth  (Depends on form)
 Milling bur replacement time ZTB-150D: 15 hours
ZTB-100D: 3 hours
ZTB-50D: 8 hours 
 Consumables ZTB-150D/100D/50D Special-purpose milling burs, R1.5mm,(Φ3mm) R1.0mm(2mm)R0.5mm(Φ1mm) 
*Please contact the software manufacturers for latest updates.