Scotchbond + RelyX

Dental luting composite and adhesive


The two who can do everything better

The Challenge

Over the past twelve years, Eckstein Design has partnered several times with 3M, an industry-leading manufacturer of dental equipment and dental products. This cooperation has resulted in several innovative and successful products.
When 3M decided to expand its offering in the disposable market, the global company again partnered with Eckstein Design to bring its vision of high-quality disposable medical products designed with unbeatable usability to market, starting with a Scotchbond bottle and the RelyX syringe.

The Result

The new Scotchbond Universal Adhesive and Relyx dental syringe are equally synonymous with optimized functional and esthetic results and simplified workflow in modern dentistry.
This is perfectly reflected in the innovative delivery form of the high-performance products: the design of the newly developed dental syringe with dropper bottle perfectly combines a high Ease of Use factor and a contemporary style. An aesthetically elegant design language with a clear medical look offers a pleasant overall feel, plus self-explanatory handling and optimum product ergonomics.

3M Scotchbond Universal Plus
3M Scotchbond Universal Plus The bottle and cap design for 3M Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive draws attention with its distinctive look, while the ergonomic shape allows for easy, one-handed operation. . Thanks to the bistable film hinge, the user can position the cap precisely when open and thus obtains a clear view of the intelligently designed dropper tip. This ensures accurate and clean dispensing during application.

The design of the 3M Scotchbond Universal Plus Adhesive has been thought through down to the last detail. The matt dark blue highlights the precisely shaped surfaces particularly well.

94% of dentists agreed that the 3M RelyX Universal Automix syringe is more ergonomic than conventional automix syringes.

Field survey conducted by 3M in Europe and the USA

3M RelyX
Thanks to its ergonomic shape, the 3M RelyX Universal Resin Cement Automix syringe is intuitive and safe to use outside and inside the patient’s mouth. The disposable micro-mixing tip delivers excellent mixing quality and produces 80 per cent less material waste and 50 per cent less plastic waste per use compared to similar products. The self-sealing valve and slim geometry make the syringe easy to clean.

This Automix syringe features a very clear structure caused by recurring geometries and colour accents, offering excellent orientation.

Design awards

3M™ ESPE™ Scotchbond™ reddot winner 2012

3M™ Scotchbond™ reddot winner 2021

3M™ RelyX™ reddot winner 2021

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