Smarter Alloys Announces Commercial Launch of SmartArch Orthodontic Archwire

Revolutionary archwire technology reduces orthodontic treatment time
Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) April 26, 2016

Smarter Alloys™ today announced the commercial launch of their new SmartArch™ orthodontic archwire. Effective immediately, SmartArch is available for purchase in the United …

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New case studies for SmartArch orthodontic archwire paves way to product launch later this year

Revolutionary smart material will slash orthodontic treatment time

Smarter Alloys today announced a final round of case studies prior to launching SmartArch — a revolutionary new archwire that allows orthodontists to simultaneously apply different forces …

Medical Devices
Programmable shape memory effect and multiple pseudoelasticity
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  • Steerable guide wires
  • Stents with variable stiffness
  • Cardiac devices
Dental and Orthodontics
Biomechanically optimized archwires and dental appliances
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  • SmartArch orthodontic archwires
  • Thermomechanically activated orthodontic appliances
  • Variable stiffness dental tools
Passively and activley controlled thermomechanical actuators
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  • Temperature control
  • Closure latches
  • Vehicle lightweighting
Lightweight actively controlled actuation
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  • Control surface actuation
  • Rotary indexing actuators
  • Lightweight in-cabin components and systems
Micro-electrical mechanical systems
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  • Energy harvesting devices
  • Micro-camera autofocus
  • Image stabilization
Consumer Goods
Smart devices for everyday life
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  • Sporting goods
  • Thermally activated apparel
  • Fire control systems

Adds a new dimension to SMA devices, enabling smarter functions and new applications.
Material that functions like a machine. Replace several motors, gears, springs and connectors with a single wire.
Replace several moving parts, reducing the failure points and simplifying operation.
Enables lighter devices and operates with very low power, or no power at all.