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Dental Economic's Buyer's Guide to High-Speed Handpieces

Oct. 1, 2001
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Synea TA-98LWPhone: (800) 547-1883Web address: www.a-dec.comSuggested retail price: $890Noise measurement: 57dBRPM: 350,000 rpmWeight: 2 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 lux Quick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (5-6 hole) and SpecialChuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 17°Lubrication method(s): Spray and AssistinaWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSynea TA-98LSuggested retail price: $890Noise measurement: 57dBRPM: 350,000 rpmWeight: 1.7 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (5-6 hole) and SpecialChuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 17°Lubrication method(s): Spray and AssistinaWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSynea TA-96LWSuggested retail price: $890Noise measurement: 59dBRPM: 370,000 rpmWeight: 2 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (5-6 hole) and SpecialChuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 17°Lubrication method(s): Spray and AssistinaWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSynea TA-96LSuggested retail price: $890Noise measurement: 59dBRPM: 370,000 rpmWeight: 1.7 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (5-6 hole) and SpecialChuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 17°Lubrication method(s): Spray and AssistinaWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesTrend TC-95RMSuggested retail price: $460Noise measurement: 65dBRPM: 330,000 rpmWeight: 2 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4 hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 17°Lubrication method(s): Spray and AssistinaWarranty terms: 6 monthsAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesTrend TC-80RMSuggested retail price: $360Noise measurement: 65dBRPM: 330,000 rpmWeight: 2 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4 hole)Chuck type: JacobsAngle of head: 17°Lubrication method(s): Spray and AssistinaWarranty terms: 6 monthsAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesAthena Champion
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AC5000Phone: (800) 253-1771Suggested retail price: $148-$365Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 350,000-400,000 rpmWeight: 1.235 oz. (lightweight) and 1.834 oz. (standard)Fiber optics: OptionalQuick disconnect: Optional360° swivel: OptionalHead size: Pedo and MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Borden (2-hole)Chuck type: Push button and JacobsAngle of head: 20°Lubrication method(s): Oil dropsWarranty terms: 6 mos. repair as neededAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesBien Air
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Bora S36LPhone: (800) 433-2436Web address: www.bienair.comSuggested retail price: $760Noise measurement: 62dBRPM: 310,000 rpmWeight: 2.36 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (5-6 hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 24°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesDarby Dental Spencer Mead
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True Speed 2Phone: (800) 448-7323 or (800) 645-2310Suggested retail price: $197.95Noise measurement: 60-70dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 2.2 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 10°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 6 mos. turbine, 6 mos. casingAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesDentalEZ Group
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430 SWLPhone: (866) DTE-INFOWeb address: www.dentalez.comSuggested retail price: $850Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 2.36 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 1,435 foot candlesQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: OptionalHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Special (6-pin)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): NoneWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: No430 SWSuggested retail price: $595Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 2.36 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: OptionalHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Borden (2-3-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): NoneWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: No
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430 KSuggested retail price: $595Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 2.22 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): NoneWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: No
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Star Endurance 431 SWLSuggested retail price: $850Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 2.36 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 1,435 foot candlesQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: OptionalHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Special (6-pin)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): Oil dropsWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoStar Endurance 431 SWSuggested retail price: $595Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 2.36 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: OptionalHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Borden (2-3-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): Oil dropsWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: No
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Star Endurance 431 KSuggested retail price: $595Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 2.22 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): Oil dropsWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoDentsply ProfessionalXGTPhone: (800) 989-8825Web address: www.dentsply.comSuggested retail price: $895Noise measurement: 70-78dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 2.4 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 19,000-26,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (5-hole and 6-pin)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 20° contra-angle, 90° angle between head and neckLubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoTraditionSuggested retail price: $415-$835Noise measurement: 70-78dBRPM: 350,000-400,000 rpmWeight: 1.9 oz.Fiber optics: OptionalLight intensity: 900 foot candlesQuick disconnect: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole and 5-hole)Chuck type: Push button, option: push button, power lever, and standard chuckAngle of head: 20° contra-angle, 90° angle between head and neckLubrication method(s): Spray and oil dropsWarranty terms: 6 mos.Autoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoQuiet AirSuggested retail price: $415-$835Noise measurement: 72-80dBRPM: 350,000 rpmWeight: 2.5 oz.Fiber optics: OptionalLight intensity: 950 foot candlesQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: OptionalHead size: LargeConnector type: Midwest (4-hole and 5-hole) and Borden (2-3-hole)Chuck type: Power lever or standard chuckAngle of head: 20° contra-angle, 90° angle between head and neckLubrication method(s): Spray and oil dropsWarranty terms: 6 mos.Autoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoDoctor Direct Sales, Inc.DDS EnduraPhone: (800) 795-5118Web address: www.ddsdental.comSuggested retail price: $98-$324RPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 3 oz.Fiber optics: OptionalQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: Pedo and MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Borden (2-3-hole)Chuck type: Push button and JacobsAngle of head: 90°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 4 mos. and 6 mos.Autoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesJohnson PromidentJohnson PromidentPhone: (845) 634-3997Suggested retail price: $148.33RPM: 350,000-400,000 rpmFiber optics: Standard and OptionalQuick disconnect: Standard and Optional360° swivel: Standard and OptionalHead size: PedoConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push button and JacobsAngle of head: 30°Lubrication method(s): Spray and Oil dropsWarranty terms: 90 days turbine, 6 mos. handpieceAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoKaVo America Corp.Opti Torque LUX3 649BPhone: (800) 323-8029Web address: www.kavousa.comSuggested retail price: $995Noise measurement: 64dBRPM: 370,000 rpmWeight: 2.5 oz.Cellular optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Special (Coupler fits either 5-hole or 6-hole tubing)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 95°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 year, 5 years on cellular opticsAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSuper Torque LUX3 647BSuggested retail price: $899Noise measurement: 64dBRPM: 370,000 rpmWeight: 2.5 oz.Cellular optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Special (Coupler fits either 5-hole or 6-hole tubing)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 95° Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 year, 5 years on cellular opticsAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesMIRA LUX3 635BSuggested retail price: $899Noise measurement: 66dBRPM: 420,000 rpmWeight: 2.4 oz.Cellular optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: PedoConnector type: Special (Coupler fits either 5-hole or 6-hole tubing)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 95°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 year, 5 years on cellular opticsAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSuper-Torque 625CDSuggested retail price: $510Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 350,000 rpmWeight: 2.45 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: LargeConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 90°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSuper-Torque 625CSuggested retail price: $395Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 350,000 rpmWeight: 2.45 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: LargeConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Friction grip chuckAngle of head: 90°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesCompanion 634 P4Suggested retail price: $510Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 2.345 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: PedoConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Friction grip chuckAngle of head: 90°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesCompanion 634 F4Suggested retail price: $395Noise measurement: 72dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 2.31 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: PedoConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Friction grip chuckAngle of head: 90°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesKinetic Instruments Inc.
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Viper 360Phone: (203) 743-0080Web address: www.kineticinc.comSuggested retail price: $445/$399Noise measurement: <65dBRPM: 430,000 rpmWeight: 1.8 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000Quick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: Pedo, Medium, LargeConnector type: SpecialChuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): Spray and oil dropsWarranty terms: 6 mos.Autoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoViper 5HSuggested retail price: $379Noise measurement: <65dBRPM: 420,000 rpmWeight: 1.8 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000Quick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: 5-hole screw-onChuck type: Push buttonLubrication method(s): Spray and oil dropsAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: No
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Viper MiniSuggested retail price: $549Noise measurement: <65dBRPM: 410,000 rpmWeight: 1.6 oz.Fiber optics: StandardQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: PedoConnector type: SpecialChuck type: Push buttonChemiclavable: NoViper H/T (High-torque)Suggested retail price: $520Noise measurement: <65dBRPM: 360,000 rpmWeight: 2 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000Quick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: LargeConnector type: SpecialChuck type: Push buttonChemiclavable: NoQuantumSuggested retail price: $645Noise measurement: <65dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 1.8 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000Quick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: SpecialChuck type: Push buttonLubrication method(s): Spray and oil dropsChemiclavable: NoMedidenta Int'l. Inc.
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Air KingPhone: (718) 672-4670Web address: www.medidenta.comSuggested retail price: $149 Push button, $109 Jacobs chuckNoise measurement: 66dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 2 oz.Fiber optics: OptionalLight intensity: 3,000 lumenQuick disconnect: No360° swivel: NoHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-hole) and Borden (2-3-hole)Chuck type: Push button and JacobsAngle of head: 16°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 30 days turbineAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesMicro Motors, Inc.Micro LHS 850 High-SpeedPhone: (800) 562-6204Web address: www.micromotorsinc.comSuggested retail price: $395 without fiber-optics, $559 with fiber-opticsNoise measurement: 65dB or lessRPM: 375,000 rpmWeight: 2.7 oz. with connector, 2.1 oz. without connectorFiber optics: OptionalQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: Medium or LargeConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 15°Lubrication method(s): None, lube-freeWarranty terms: 2 years handpiece, 6 mos. turbineAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoMTC Industries & Research Ltd.
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SF7807/SHTPhone: (972) 4-9987772Suggested retail price: $689Noise measurement: less than 65dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 1.18 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 25,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: PedoConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonLubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesNSK America Corp.NL-85 Ceramic Bearing, Glass RodPhone: (888) 675-1675Web address: www.nskamerica.comSuggested retail price: $580Noise measurement: 60dBRPM: 400,000 rpmWeight: 1.9 oz. without coupler, 2.9 oz. with couplerQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: MediumConnector type: Midwest (4-6-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonLubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: NoSabra Dental
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Sabra OMS 45 F.O. (Fiber Optic)Phone: (631) 543-6575Web address: www.sabradent.comSuggested retail price: $745Noise measurement: 70dBRPM: 380,000 rpmWeight: 3.1 oz.Fiber optics: StandardLight intensity: 30,000 luxQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: LargeConnector type: Special (5-hole or 6-pin lux)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 45°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: YesSabra OMS 45 IISuggested retail price: $595Noise measurement: 70dBRPM: 380,000 rpmWeight: 3.1 oz.Fiber optics: NoQuick disconnect: Standard360° swivel: StandardHead size: LargeConnector type: Midwest (4-hole)Chuck type: Push buttonAngle of head: 45°Lubrication method(s): SprayWarranty terms: 1 yearAutoclavable: YesChemiclavable: Yes

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