UV Cure the Parts

  1. After the part is completely dry, insert the part into the middle of the LC-3DPrint Box. If there are multiple parts, ensure there is some space between them on the oven platform. It is necessary to use the LC-3DPrint Box as your UV oven, as it has been tested specifically for the NextDent resins that are used to build certified medical devices. Ideal, tested curing times are outlined in the Resin Stirring and Curing Chart in the "Operation" section of this manual.

    CAUTION: Use nitrile gloves whenever touching or operating the LC-3DPrint Box. Normal usage of the box will most likely get uncured resin on the box handle and buttons; so it is always best to take this precaution. Also, the printed parts are still "green" at this stage, not yet fully polymerized and not safe to touch without gloves.

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  1. Follow instructions in your UV oven instruction manual to begin the post-curing process. If you have the LC-3DPrint Box, the instruction manual can be found both in the packaging or by downloading the link here: NextDent LC 3D-Printbox Instructions for Use.
  2. Please see the Resin Stirring and Curing Chart in the "Operation" section of this manual for resin curing times. Do not open the curing chamber door until the curing process has been completed. The LC-3DPrint Box has a sensor that will turn the machine off during curing if the lid is open. Please see the User Guide of the resin you are using for full post-curing instructions. These guides are linked to in the section NextDent Material Documentation.

    CAUTION: Be careful not to over-cure the part. Over-curing can cause discoloration and part warping.

  3. Once the printed part has been fully cured, remove the part from the UV oven, using nitrile gloves when opening and closing the oven.
  4. The printed part is now safe to touch without nitrile gloves.