3D Systems Expands Class VI Certified Materials To ProJet™ Series


Expands Its Healthcare Solutions Reach With Biocompatible Materials

Rock Hill, South Carolina – June 27, 2012 – 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE: DDD) announced today that several of its VisiJet® materials have met the rigorous requirements for USP Class VI certification, including biocompatibility for healthcare applications. Class VI plastics can be used to produce medical devices, surgical guides and other implements used in and around the human body. These VisiJet® materials are now approved for use in a broad set of applications that improve treatment outcomes and patience experience.  Through enhanced bio-mimicry, individualized fit and accelerated delivery, medical and dental treatment quality can be enhanced at higher provider productivity and lower costs.
The USP Class VI VisiJet® materials listed below are available for immediate delivery and are suitable for:
·         3D printed dental and orthopedic surgical guides;
·         3D printed one day custom crown preparation guides; and
·         3D printed parts for use in other medical applications.
The following table lists the USP Class VI certified VisiJet® materials with their companion, integrated ProJet™ 3D Printers:
Compatible Systems
VisiJet® Crystal Plastic Material
ProJet™ SD 3500, HD 3500 & HD3500plus
VisiJet® Stoneplast Plastic Material
ProJet™ MP 3500
VisiJet® Clear Plastic Material
VisiJet® EX200 Plastic Material
ProJet™ SD 3000, HD 3000 & HD3000plus
VisiJet® MP200 Plastic Material
ProJet™ MP 3000

Please visit www.3dRapidPrint.com for more information and to download a copy of the Class VI certification documentation for these materials.

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