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In this Buyer's Guide, learn about some of the latest developments in porcelain furnaces. To find out more about these products and services, visit the websites provided or complete the enclosed Reader Service Card.
1. Whip Mix
The Pro Series Porcelain Furnaces are affordable yet intelligently designed with cutting-edge technology. They have advanced cycles for e.max®, In-Ceram®, Wol-Ceram®, Captek™, sintered alloys, and advanced porcelain products.
2. Dentsply Sirona
The Multimat® NTX for firing and the Multimat® NTXpress for firing and pressing are for all common dental ceramic systems, including lithium silicate ceramic systems.
3. Ivoclar Vivadent
The Programat P710 features image-processing software called DSA (Digital Shade Assistant) that compares the tooth to be restored with three pre-selected shade-guide tabs in a picture and selects the best match. In combination with features from the P310 and P510 furnaces, it makes the P710 the flagship of the line.
The AUSTROMAT 624, Dekema's outstanding firing furnace, provides exceptional firing results and is optionally equipped with quality management tools and Internet remote capabilities.
A durable and compact porcelain furnace built in Japan, the Master Plus has 1200°C temperature capacity with 500 programmable courses. At 10 inches wide and 35 lbs., it can fit into any workspace.
6. VITA North America
VITA's line of modular ceramic furnaces includes the VITA VACUMAT 6000 M, a precision-controlled, compact, and ergonomic fast-cooling furnace; and the VITA VACUMAT 6000 MP, a premium pressing furnace.
Zubler's VARIO 200 features even heating and exceptional temperature accuracy across the entire tray. Zubler also offers the VARIO 200ZR, VARIO PRESS 300, VARIO PRESS 300.e, and VARIO PRESS 300.eZR.
The FOCUS HT, Shenpaz's next-generation furnace for ceramic/lithium disilicate, features special two-vacuum steps, tempering of ceramics over zirconia, and crystallization of lithium disilicate blocks.
The Summit and Summit Press furnaces were designed to bridge the cost and performance gaps between domestically manufactured furnaces and the high-dollar imports. The IBEX furnaces provide highly consistent and predictable firings and pressings.