DMG & Rapid Shape announce a 3D dental printing material partnership

10 December 2018

 “Made in Germany” dental material and dental 3D printer; for professional use in laboratories and dental clinics

  • DMG and Rapid Shape announce a strategic materials partnership
  • In close cooperation, high-quality dental 3D printing materials will be developed and validated for Rapid Shape printers.
  • The first material parameters for occlusal splints and more can be expected at IDS 2019 (March 12 - 16, 2019, Cologne).


DMG and the 3D printer manufacturer Rapid Shape combine their competences and announce the commencement of their strategic partnership. While DMG produces high-quality photopolymers, Rapid Shape is known for its high-precision, fast and sturdy printers.
Together in close cooperation, tried and tested materials are developed for the end customer and thus the strategy of Rapid Shapes of an open system is further pursued and expanded. The cooperation is intended to present high-quality 3D printing material solutions for professional use in laboratories and dental clinics. The initial highlight and priority of the current cooperation is the development of material for occlusal splints. The first material parameters are expected at the IDS 2019 event in Cologne.

About Rapid Shape The German company Rapid Shape specializes in developing and manufacturing high-end systems for additive printing processes. While spearheading innovation, the company sets new standards in speed, reliability and precision with its proprietary technology. Rapid Shape solutions are optimized for dental, hearing and jewelry applications. Stand-out features of the company include its precision, quality and a cooperative approach with sales, material and technology partners, not to mention its comprehensive customer service.