Proto-tech designs combine accuracy and reliability with ease of use in a biorealistic environment.
Dental materials research instruments must simulate the oral environment to prove a material’s ability to withstand service as a dental restorative. Proto-tech engineers focus on this requirement for every design, using only high quality components and specifying durable materials.
Realistic and meaningful results are another essential attribute of dental materials instruments, so Proto-tech designs are based on engineering analysis of the biomechanical conditions and a survey of the published literature and standards of practice.
As well, experience has shown that ease-of-use is essential in labs where a variety of technicians with varying skill levels are using the equipment. Proto-tech designs are straight-forward, and include detailed instruction manuals, video tutorials for many instruments, and on-call support.
Oral Wear Simulator
PROTO-TECH CUSTOMERS SPAN THE GLOBE
Proto-tech has been supplying the dental materials research needs for almost 25 years. The designs appear in numerous scientific publications from industry leading institutions worldwide. Proto-tech has been awarded research grants by the NIH and has presented at the IADR Dental Research Conferences.
Proto-tech is an equal opportunity employer that provides a trend-forward work environment that empowers students and interns by teaching new abilities and developing design skills.
Toothbrush Wear Simulator
Shear Bond Strength Tester
LED Curing Oven
New for 2019: Friction Tester
An essential property of material interactions can now be easily and affordably assessed with this flexible, straightforward design. Control the force, speed and fluid level easily. Click here.
DO YOU NEED custom fixtures for your next materials test? Let Proto-tech design them and 3-D print them of super tough nylon. The turnaround time is impressive, and the tolerances are great. We can print shapes that used to be impossible with injection modeling techniques thanks to laser sintering. Let us draft them up in Solidworks and print them in white or 6 bright colors. Or if you need something tougher like brass or steel, we can do that too! Call John at (971) 344-3730 for more details.
COMING SOON FROM PROTO-TECH:
TESTIE: the new single axis testing station you control from your Android phone. Configure Testie for shear bond strength, tension testing, flexural strength and more and control and store the data on your Android phone via wi-fi. Bring your testing up to date with Testie…coming soon.