Redefining zirconia

Redefining zirconia
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IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime – the only one of its kind A new era for zirconium oxide

IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime is redefining zirconia. The revolutionary material ensures exceptional quality and esthetics and simultaneously optimizes the efficiency and profitability of dental laboratories: As a One-Disc-Solution, IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime is suitable for all indications - from single crowns to 14-unit bridges - including all processing techniques.
This is made possible by the Gradient Technology (GT) – the new, unique manufacturing technique. In this step, the high-strength raw material 3Y-TZP and the highly translucent raw material 5Y-TZP are combined in a very special way. 

The One-Disc Solution - one material that combines everything High-end esthetics – all indications* – all processing techniques

* from single crowns to 14-unit bridges

Zirconia with high-end esthetics Comparable to lithium disilicate

The first-class esthetic appearance of IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime is characterized by a lifelike continuous and seamless progression of shade and translucency and by optimized translucent properties, which can only be achieved due to the use of Gradient Technology (GT).
The impressive results that are attained are also due to the precise shading of the materials. IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime is available in 16 A-D shades and 4 BL shades.

All indications with one material Flexural strength of 1200 MPa*

As a result of its high strength, IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime covers all indications - from single crowns to 14-unit bridges. Furthermore, the material can be applied in very thin layers on minimally prepared tooth structure.
Flexural strength: 1200 MPa (*typical mean value of  flexural strength (dentin), R&D Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Schaan, Liechtenstein)
Fracture toughness: > 5 MPa · m1/2 (measurement of the fracture toughness according to the Vickers hardness test (dentin): R&D Ivoclar Vivadent AG, Schaan, Liechtenstein (2018))

All processing techniques The flexible zirconium oxide for dental laboratories

IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime offers a maximum of flexibility and possibilities in manufacturing ceramic restorations. The material is suitable for the following techniques: staining technique, cut-back technique, layering technique and infiltration technique.
IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime is compatible with the IPS e.max system.

The Gradient Technology is at the heart of IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime Innovative manufacturing

Gradient Technology (GT) is the key to outstanding quality. It involves three innovative manufacturing steps which allow the two raw material 5Y-TZP and 3Y-TZP to be combined in order to produce the exceptional properties of IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime.

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Please consult our brochures for more information about the unique IPS e.max ZirCAD Prime zirconia and the IPS e.max system.

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