Planmeca, Helsinki, Finland, recently introduced the Planmeca Creo C5, a chairside 3D printer. Designed specifically for dental professionals, the high-performance printer allows for fabrication of aligner bases, customized surgical guides, and dental models in a single patient visit.
Featuring an aluminum body, the Creo C5 is intended for clinics and labs of any size. According to the company, it features advanced LCD technology and printer-optimized materials that offer predictable, industry-grade results at an exceptional speed. Moreover, the printer’s innovative material capsules help provide a smooth and safe printing experience with effective material utilization.
The printer integrates with the Planmeca Romexis software for the 3D printing of dental applications. It features pre-programmed and optimized material parameters and automatic nesting which help guarantee more predictable and high-quality results. The Planmeca Creo C5 has no manual settings and requires no calibrations, allowing for printing at the press of a button.