Stratasys Debuts a New Dental 3D Printer for Orthodontics, Offering Extremely High Throughput for Production of Clear Aligners

  • Stratasys J700 Dental™ is specifically designed for the orthodontics segment, driving accelerated production of clear aligners and setting new benchmarks for performance and speed

MINNEAPOLIS & REHOVOT, Israel–March 21, 2017–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Stratasys Ltd. (Nasdaq:SSYS), the 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions company, today unveiled the Stratasys J700 Dental™ 3D Printing solution – the fastest PolyJet-based 3D printer for production of clear aligner molds. Driving scalable, on-demand production, the solution addresses increased demand for fast production of 3D printed aligners as the industry incorporates new digital dentistry workflows.

Previewed at the 37th International Dental Show, the Stratasys J700 Dental brings high throughput with lab production rates of more than 400 clear aligner molds per day. The durable VeroDent™ material is ideally suited for accelerated production, greater accuracy, and minimal post-processing. The solution offers seamless digital workflows for large-volume production of patient-specific aligners on the same tray, also reducing requirements for manual post-curing or finishing.

3D printed mold for clear aligner (upper left) produced on the Stratasys J700 Dental 3D Printing Solution, and resulting clear aligner (lower right) (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.)

3D printed mold for clear aligner (upper left) produced on the Stratasys J700 Dental 3D Printing Solution, and resulting clear aligner (lower right) (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.)

The dental community is one of the fastest adopters of 3D printing technology, transforming highly manual processes in the shift towards digital dentistry. Powering better patient experiences, digital dental models can streamline the scan to in-house production workflow, reduce delivery times and gain more accurate output. These processes lower equipment costs, save time, and boost operations for improved competitive advantage.

“The Stratasys J700 Dental 3D Printer is especially designed for orthodontic labs to achieve high throughput in production of clear aligners. It is custom-built to address demand for large scale capacity, effectively keeping pace with growing segment requirements,” said R. Scott Rader, PhD, GM of Healthcare Solutions at Stratasys. “With the highest levels of throughput, Stratasys is shaping digital dentistry – again.”

The Stratasys J700 Dental™ offers high throughput with lab production rates of more than 400 clear aligner molds per day (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.)

The Stratasys J700 Dental™ offers high throughput with lab production rates of more than 400 clear aligner molds per day (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.)

An easy-to-use and clean system, the Stratasys J700 Dental 3D printer reduces requirements for advanced design expertise. Further easing workflows is GrabCAD Print™, permitting users to capitalize on smart default settings, tips and notifications for a more seamless 3D printing process. Customers can work with detailed model views alongside a tray and slice preview to handle all necessary adjustments before even going to print.

Previewed for the first time at the International Dental Show in Cologne, the Stratasys J700 Dental is expected to be generally available later in 2017. Please visit Stratasys at Hall 3.1 Stand (L048 M049) or Hall 10.2 Stand (P032) for an advanced look.

About Stratasys Ltd.
For more than 25 years,Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ:SSYS) has been a defining force and dominant player in 3D printing and additive manufacturing – shaping the way things are made. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Rehovot, Israel, the company empowers customers across a broad range of vertical markets by enabling new paradigms for design and manufacturing. The company’s solutions provide customers with unmatched design freedom and manufacturing flexibility – reducing time-to-market and lowering development costs, while improving designs and communications. Stratasys subsidiaries include MakerBot and Solidscape, and the Stratasys ecosystem includes 3D printers for prototyping and production; a wide range of 3D printing materials; parts on-demand via Stratasys Direct Manufacturing; strategic consulting and professional services; the GrabCAD platform with over 3 million professional users; and the Thingiverse and GrabCAD communities with over 2 million 3D printable files for free designs. With more than 2,700 employees and 1,200 granted or pending additive manufacturing patents, Stratasys has received more than 30 technology and leadership awards. Visit us online at: www.stratasys.com or http://blog.stratasys.com/, and follow us on LinkedIn.

Stratasys, the Stratasys signet are trademarks or registered trademarks of Stratasys Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates and may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
The statements in this press release relating to Stratasys’ beliefs regarding the benefits consumers will experience from the Stratasys J700 Dental ™ and Stratasys’ expectation on the timing of shipping the Stratasys J700 Dental™ are forward-looking statements reflecting management’s current expectations and beliefs. These forward-looking statements are based on current information that is, by its nature, subject to rapid and even abrupt change. Due to risks and uncertainties associated with Stratasys’ business, actual results could differ materially from those projected or implied by these forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: the risk that consumers will not perceive the benefits of the Stratasys J700 Dental™ to be the same as Stratasys does; the risk that unforeseen technical difficulties will delay the shipping of the Stratasys J700 Dental™ and other risk factors set forth under the caption “Risk Factors” in Stratasys’ most recent Annual Report on Form 20-F, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 9, 2017. Stratasys is under no obligation (and expressly disclaims any obligation) to update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by the rules and regulations of the SEC. Contacts

Stratasys Media Contacts
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or
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Japan and Korea
Stratasys Japan
Aya Yoshizawa, +81 90 6473 1812
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Brazil
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Mexico, Central America, Caribe and South America
Stratasys Mexico
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Source: Stratasys Ltd.

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