DGSHAPE Announces Titanium Abutment Milling Attachments

MARCH 18, 2020 –

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 modelDWX-42W
Supported CAD3Shape, exocad, Dental Wings*
Supported CAMMillBox / CIMsystem*
AK-1 (Primary set)Tray with special-purpose filter, three types of special-purpose milling burs, torque screwdriver, receptacle tray, hexagonal wrench, replacement filters, manual
AK-1-GE / ME / NT (attachment)3 types of material attachments GE: GeoMedi; ME: MEDENTiKA; NT: NT-Trading
Processing time50-80 minutes / tooth (Depends on form)
Milling bur replacement timeThe replacement time of the milling bur varies depending on the CAM.
For the recommended value,contact your authorized DGSHAPE Corporation dealer.

ZTB-150D: R1.5mm (3mm) ZTB-100D: R1.0mm (2mm) ZTB-50D: R0.5mm (1mm)

*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.  

To learn more about DGSHAPE Corporation, please visit www.dgshape.com 


About Roland DG Corporation

Roland DG Corporation is the world’s leading provider of digital printing solutions. The company’s inkjet printers, printer/cutters and cutting machines are widely used to create a broad range of promotional items including banners, signs, vehicle graphics, stickers and labels, and to provide customization services for apparel and personal items like smartphone cases. Recently, Roland DG has embarked on a promising new retail frontier by capitalizing on individuals’ increasing desire to create their own, uniquely designed and decorated items. The company’s COTO business division has developed proprietary design and print management software which enables customers to design their own gifts, apparel and treasured mementos, and to enjoy an unforgettable creative experience.


For more information, please visit www.rolanddg.com.


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