By Part Maker|Published On: 13 August 2021|1.6 min read|Views: 67|
A client recently approached PartMaker with the hopes of replicating a discontinued titanium screw. The client encountered a patient that had the part installed, but was recently found to be damaged, and upon further investigation, realised there weren’t any replacement parts available off-the-shelf as the patient had the part installed over 30 years ago. To resolve this issue, a custom solution was needed, which prompted an in-depth discussion between PartMaker and the client.
After careful consideration, Dr Hart and the team at PartMaker proposed an effective method whereby a direct replica of the part would be created. This was found to be an ideal solution as instead of modifying existing parts to fit the patient’s implant system, a direct replica avoids any of the potential compatibility issues that might arise.
Original Titanium Screw – Split into 2 pieces
The original part was received split into two pieces. In order to get an accurate measurement of the part, it was reattached before using a profile projector machine to get an accurate scan. The team was then able to recreate an accurate replica of the original part utilisng 3D modelling softwares. The end result was a successful reproduction of the original part which would serve as a direct replacement for the patient’s original damaged part.
This is just one of many examples of the high-end custom work that is done in the PartMaker workshop. Feel free to contact us at email@example.com for further inquiries.
PartMaker is a manufacturing company that makes custom dental solutions such as custom screws, abutments, LOCATOR® compatible parts, and many more for different systems to service the specific needs of clients and customers. This experience with a wide range of custom products gives PartMaker an upper hand in developing innovative solutions to unique problems.