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Dental technology and treatment units

Sequences of movements without sticking or slipping - for treatment units or temperature-resistant moving elements used for sintering or melting-out furnaces igus® motion plastics® are used e.g. in dental X-ray systems for adaptation to the patients, for the supply of media in the adjustment mechanisms of treatment units, for "frictionless" movement of surfaces and device carriers, in top hat furnaces or in machining centres for the manufacture of dentures
Advantages of igus® products in dental equipment and treatment units:

Good coefficients of friction

Payloads > 100 MPa possible

Lubrication-free and clean

Small bend radii possible

Pre-harnessed systems

Dental technology and treatment units

Application examples in the dental technology

Patient chair

This patient chair for dental practices ensures comfort, even when dental drilling is needed.

Dental casting machine

This casting machine is used in dental laboratories to make dentures. Dentures are made with it​​.

Toothbrush testing machine

Toothbrush testing machine runs with exceptionally low noise by the application of polymer plain bearings.

X-ray robot

This newly developed X-ray robot presents a special challenge to energy chains.

X-ray machine

This global innovation can be used to approach a patient in any desired position.

X-ray machine

This X-ray machine can be turned through 90 degrees and moved in a longitudinal direction on a slide.

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igus® GmbH points out that it does not sell any products of the companies Allen Bradley, B&R, Baumüller, Beckhoff, Lahr, Control Techniques, Danaher Motion, ELAU, FAGOR, FANUC, Festo, Heidenhain, Jetter, Lenze, LinMot, LTi DRiVES, Mitsubishi, NUM, Parker, Bosh Rexroth, SEW, Siemens, Stöber and all other drive manufacturers mentioned on this website. The products offered by igus® are those of igus® GmbH.