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New DentMILL software to be unveiled at dedicated conference [VIDEO]

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digital-esthetics.comdlpmagazine.com-2013-08-01
Issue 8

The latest release of Delcam’s DentMILL software for the milling of dental implant restorations will be launched at a dedicated conference to be held in Darmstadt, Germany, on September 4 and 5.

The latest release of Delcam’s DentMILL software for the milling of dental implant restorations will be launched at a dedicated conference to be held in Darmstadt, Germany, on September 4 and 5.

DentMILL 2014 is the latest release of Delcam’s open dental CAM solution, which is designed to mill all types of restoration from any dental CAD system on the market. It is built on Delcam’s award-winning PowerMILL software for high-speed and five-axis machining, and can mill restorations in any material from PMMA to titanium.

The new interface reportedly features a reduced number of toolbars to allow the maximum screen space for toolpath generation and simulation, together with bolder and clearer icons. Delcam says the system has been designed in association with dental laboratories and milling centres to ensure that technicians with limited experience of computer-aided machining will find the software easy to learn and to use.

CHECK OUT THIS OVERVIEW OF DENTMILL SOFTWARE FROM EARLIER THIS YEAR:

According to Delcam, material use has been made more efficient with improved and more flexible nesting tools to position the various restorations within the block. In particular, the ability to undertake part-to-part pinning is included, rather than having to use separate support pins for each restoration. 

DentMILL has also reportedly benefited from enhancements to the latest version of PowerMILL on which it is based. These include a number of new strategies that offer smoother machining to give an improved finish. In addition, background-processing capabilities mean that toolpath calculations can be started on the first items added to the block, while the remaining restorations are still being positioned. The technology also allows work to be undertaken simultaneously on a number of projects.  Both capabilities can reduce the overall calculation times significantly.

The new software has also added closer integration between DentMILL and Delcam’s OrderManager workflow management software so that the system is updated automatically with manufacturing data as it is generated. This is in addition to the ability for milling-center staff to immediately see incoming orders, approve them and download design data to begin programming.  The additional automation makes it easier to use the system to manage all the manufacturing steps through to eventual dispatch, and to maintain a real-time’ view of the centre’s total order status.  Delcam’s OrderManager can be used with the full variety of manufacturing methods as it can be tailored to manage any milling center’s individual process steps.

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