DGSHAPE Announces Next Generation Wet Milling Machine for Producing High Quality Dental Restorations

Hamamatsu, Japan, October 7, 2018 -

Hamamatsu, Japan - October 6, 2018 - DGSHAPE Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roland DG Corporation and a leading provider of digital fabrication tools, including 3D milling machines, 3D printers, and engraving machines, announced today the release of the DWX-42W, the successor to the popular DWX-4W wet milling machine.

According to Hisashi Bito, President of DGSHAPE, “The DWX-42W represents the latest addition to our growing portfolio of dental restoration technology. The DWX-42W builds on the legacy of Roland dental solutions that is advanced today by DGSHAPE Corporation and affirms DGSHAPE’s commitment to helping dental professionals increase their efficiency, reduce chair time for their patients, and increase their profitability.”

The DWX-42W can produce highly-esthetic restorations from the latest glass-ceramic and hybrid resins. A host of improvements were made to the DWX wet platform, including new grinding burs, increased Automatic Tool Changer (ATC) capacity, Ethernet connectivity, and a new, DGSHAPE engineered spindle (patent pending). Additional key upgrades include reduced air pressure and volume requirements (which eliminates the need for an additional compressor), up to 50% faster milling times, and a reinforced frame design for increased stability and precision.

A cornerstone of all DWX dental machines, Bito said, is their ease of use. Operation is as simple as pressing a button. Their open architecture offers the flexibility of using the software and scanners lab techs are already familiar with. The six-station ATC switches out grinding burrs as needed for unattended production. Other advanced features include a Virtual Machine Panel (VPanel) which allows users to quickly configure settings for up to four machines from a single computer for high-volume production. The VPanel monitors operational status and sends email notifications at the end of milling and maintenance completion, or if errors should occur.

The DWX-42W produces highly aesthetic restorations for clinicians and lab technicians alike



















Installed as a single machine in a clinical laboratory or paired with a DWX-52D in a production lab environment, Bito said the DWX-42W facilitates scalability, making it simple for a growing business to add to their current offerings to meet increasing customer requirements.

About DGSHAPE Corporation

DGSHAPE Corporation was spun-off of Roland DG Corporation in 2017 as a wholly-owned subsidiary to develop and market the company’s innovative 3D products, including DWX mills and DWP 3D printer for the dental industry, MPX photo impact printers and EGX engravers for the industrial labeling and personalization industries, and MDX and monoFab series of desktop milling machines for the rapid prototyping, manufacturing, and hobby industries. The company’s products are distributed worldwide.

Media Contact: Dana Curtis Global Brand and Communication Manager dcurtis@dgshape.com  

About Roland DG Corporation Roland DG Corporation is a leading manufacturer of digital devices designed to help professionals, as well as craft makers and hobbyists, transform their imagination into reality. Products include the TrueVIS, SOLJET, VersaCAMM, VersaUV and Texart series large-format inkjet printers and the CAMM-1 and STIKA vinyl cutters for the sign, vehicle graphics, personalization, apparel, and textile decoration industries. The company uses its proprietary cell production technology to manufacture products that are distributed in over 200 countries and regions worldwide.

For more information about Roland DG Corporation, please visit www.rolanddg.com.


Upcoming DWX-42W Exhibitions

8th World Dental Show (official launch exhibition)

  • October 5-7, 2018
  • Yokohama, Japan

BDIA Dental Showcase

  • October 4-6, 2018
  • London, UK


  • October 31 – November 3, 2018
  • Shanghai, China

ADF Annual Dental Meeting

  • November 27 – December 1, 2018
  • Paris, France


  • February 21-23, 2019
  • Chicago, USA

38th International Dental Show (IDS)

  • March 12-16, 2019
  • Cologne, Germany

Expo Dental Meeting

  • May 16-18, 2019
  • Rimini, Italy

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