As COVID-19 began to spread in early 2020, there quickly became an enormous need for testing and traceability. Production 3D saw an opportunity to help. As manufacturers of 3D printed products, including tools used in the medical industry, the company tasked its product engineers to devise plans for nasal swabs that could be used in COVID testing.
From its U.S. facility based in Oxford, Massachusetts, IPG Photonics develops and manufactures optical fiber lasers for use in a wide range of applications including materials processing, telecommunications and medical applications. As with any manufacturer, downtime is the enemy, so when parts and service are needed, they aren’t just needed fast; they’re needed laser fast.
Whip Mix is a familiar name in dental labs, schools and clinics. As a leader in the dental industry, the company provides practical solutions for dental professionals with its vacuum mixing equipment, model trimmers, ceramic pressing and firing ovens, waxes, die stones and more, including a complete line of digital CAD-CAM products. When they decided to begin formulating 3D printed resin to fabricate dental devices, they knew they needed the right provider of curing chambers.
If your project calls for high-intensity spot UV curing at a low cost, our SunSpot 2 offers the force you need at a price you can afford. That’s all part of its design. Its 200W lamp delivers the highest intensity in the industry, and its long-life (2,000+ hours!) UV / visible arc lamp and filtered input long-life light guide result in a low cost of ownership. The spot curing system is also the smallest in its class, making it popular across a range of industries including manufacturing, assembly of medical and military devices and in R&D labs. Below, we break down the stats of this small but mighty UV curing tool.
When you need a biocompatible UV curing solution that can also accommodate your demand and production needs, our SunRay high power UV flood curing lamp may be just what the doctor ordered. It’s a favorite within the dental industry for post-curing of 3D printed parts, in the medical industry for medical device manufacturing and in university laboratories for research and development equipment.
When choosing the best light source for your UV curing application, there are a lot of factors to consider, ranging from compatibility with adhesives and coatings, to speed, light uniformity, versatility, cost and more.
Are you searching for a compact and portable UV curing system with the versatility to apply to a variety of solutions? Look no further than the PortaRay; a hand-held, three pound lamp head ideal for the curing of small parts and for applications that require transportation.
If you’re in the market for a compact and versatile conveyor for your UV curing application, meet the Uvitron SunBelt BT9. This tabletop mounted conveyor is designed for the rapid curing of light activated adhesives, resins, coatings and paints on smaller parts.
Beyond providing high-performance, affordable light curing systems, we also provide all the mounting and shielding components necessary for your customized UV light curing solution.
At Uvitron, we’re committed to making products that surpass expectations for effectiveness and efficiency, but we also want to make them as easy to use as possible.