The new Die & Model 2 Gray and Tan resins, which are frequently used for clear aligner production, have been designed to more easily separate from thermoforming materials. 

SprintRay Inc released three new 3D printing resins designed specifically of dental production. The new Die & Model 2 Gray, Die & Model 2 Tan, and Study Model White resins build on the company’s Die & Model material formulations and feature “targeted improvements” over their predecessors that are designed to improve the efficiency of the dental 3D printing workflow. 

According to the company, the Die & Model 2 resins feature a reduced odor, improved mechanical properties, virtually no pigment settling, and improved color. Since Die & Model resins are frequently used for the production of clear aligner devices, the material has been specifically designed to be easier to separate from thermoforming materials. Die & Model 2 resins are reportedly faster than the outgoing material, with increased print speeds of around 10% for most print jobs, according to information from the company.

Meanwhile, Study Model White reportedly draws on all of the same improvements as Die & Model 2 materials and provides a rapid, accurate option for 3D printing models for case presentation and education. 

The new resins will begin shipping in September.