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Dental X-Ray Unit Dürr Dental

Dental X-Ray Unit Dürr Dental

Main Tasks and Challenges

  • To change initial concept of dental X-ray unit design produced with thermoforming to premium device produced with injection molding
  • Top quality molded parts
  • Integrated shape of device with big dimensions and many subdivisions of housing parts
  • Medical good design & engineering solution paying special attention to tolerances
  • Dental X-ray unit design and engineering solution respecting already predefined design aspects and mechanical structure
Dürr Dental
"It´s important to have such a supplier and competent partner as Creanova and we are very happy to have a friendly relationship in this hard business world."

Bernd Vogel

Purchasing Department

Dürr Dental
"It´s important to have such a supplier and competent partner as Creanova and we are very happy to have a friendly relationship in this hard business world."

Bernd Vogel

Purchasing Department

Design Results

  • Complete DÜRR DENTAL product portfolio, values, sales points and market analysis to develop guidelines for family feeling concept
  • Established Family feeling guidelines
  • Premium look
  • Continuous, integrated shape
  • Special attention to the tolerances and subdivisions of big housing parts
  • Smooth design – reduced visibility of connections of 21 housing parts
  • Carefully thought out, crafted details
  • Streamline design
  • Combination glossy & matte finishing
  • Highly ergonomic patient positioning area with integrated control panel
  • The handle into the patient positioning area has special shape and position for maximum comfort
  • Extensive analysis of mechanical movement interaction with patient to develop special shape of the C-arm minimizing dimensions in the patient’s shoulder area

Engineering Results

  • Providing engineering support with our extensive specialized experience in engineering of complex plastic parts

  • Engineering solution specially suitable for big parts production and tolerances within X-ray unit injection molding process

  • 21 subdivision of housing parts ensures good producibility and efficient assembly

Prototyping Results

  • CNC milling technology – most suitable technology for developing prototypes for devices with big dimensions

  • Three prototypes provided:
    1st step: fully painted prototype
    2nd step: prototype of display only
    3rd step: full prototype (not painted, excluded display)

Mold Making Results

  • Close cooperation developing mold design

  • Special attention to the correct tolerances of molded parts

  • 2 cavity mold for symmetrical components (single mold for 2 parts) for important cost saving and balanced injection

  • T1 – provided with glossy finishing for time and cost efficiency

  • Extended DFM and MOLD FLOW analysis to define mold design

  • High quality molds ensures premium look of parts with glossy finishing

Production Results

  • Direct quality control of our team on produced molds and parts

  • Quality standards were defined in close cooperation

  • Easy assembly of produced parts