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DGSHAPE Announces Titanium Abutment Milling Attachments


Hamamatsu, Japan, March 18, 2020 – DGSHAPE Corporation, a subsidiary of Roland DG Corporation and a leading provider of digital solutions for dental laboratory technicians, announced today the release of the AK-1 titanium abutment milling system for the DWX-42W wet milling machine.

About DWX Series
DWX series milling machines specialize in the digital production of dental prosthesis such as copings, crowns, and bridges. Dental laboratories are increasing the adoption of digital CAD/CAM milling systems in place of traditional casting methods. DWX series milling machines can process various dental materials such as Zirconia, Wax, PEEK, and PMMA.

About the AK-1 Abutment Milling System
The AK-1 Abutment Milling System is a series of attachments to the standard DWX-42W material holder that allow the custom milling of titanium abutments from popular manufacturers such as GeoMedi, MEDENTiKA, and NT-Trading.
Please refer to the data sheet for details of the kit.

Features of the AK-1 Abutment Milling System
1. Effortless milling of titanium custom abutments
Simply attach the abutment adapter and change out the filtration tray and milling burs to begin milling custom titanium abutments in-house.

2. New burs for milling titanium
Specifically developed and optimized for milling titanium, the new milling burs provide stable and quality milling of custom abutments.


Applicable model DWX-42W
Supported CAD 3Shape, exocad, Dental Wings *
Supported CAM MillBox / CIMsystem *
Product configuration AK-1 (Primary set) Tray with special-purpose filter, three types of special-purpose milling burs, AK-1 (Primary set) torque screwdriver, receptacle tray, hexagonal wrench, replacement filters, manual
AK-1-GE / ME / NT
3 types of material attachments
GE: GeoMedi; ME: MEDENTiKA; NT: NT-Trading
Productivity Processing time 50-80 minutes / tooth (Depends on form)
Milling bur
replacement time
ZTB-150D: 15 hours
ZTB-100D: 3 hours
ZTB-50D: 8 hours
Consumables ZTB-150D/100D/50D Special-purpose milling burs R1.5mm (Φ3mm), R1.0mm (Φ2mm), R0.5mm (Φ1mm)

*Information as of March 2020 Please contact the software manufacturers for latest updates.

About DGSHAPE Corporation
DGSHAPE Corporation designs and manufactures hardware and software solutions for entrepreneurs who want to fulfill their dreams of creating something new to Shape the Future. We cater to multiple industries including: medical, manufacturing, and retail. We help innovators unlock their dreams by removing barriers to creation: through intuitive technology that simplifies the user experience: interface, software, and maintenance, multi-axis rotary milling technologies, and Internet of Things (IoT) analytical platforms. Everything we do is motivated by creating tools for the next great history-maker to Shape Ideas, make innovation, and make life better.
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DGSHAPE Corporation
Marketing Unit Daisuke Satori