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Thursday, Aug 23, 2012 5:00 AM

ROCK HILL, South Carolina - August 23, 2012 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) announced today the immediate availability of its new ProJet™ 5000 large format professional 3D printer, offering a 2X print speed increase and the highest print resolution available in its class.  The new ProJet 5000 is equipped with 3D Systems’ most advanced print-head technology, delivering higher print rates and print resolution to produce high precision, razor-sharp features.

 

Designed for production durability and productivity, the ProJet™ 5000 comes standard with the only 5-year manufacturer’s print head warranty, demonstrating 3D Systems’ commitment to lower users’ total cost of ownership. Built for factory performance, the ProJet 5000 is compact, quiet and easy to use. Now companies of any size can enjoy the benefits of on-demand, in-house production of high quality, extremely detailed prototypes and functional parts up to 21 inches, or 550 millimeters, in length.

“With the ProJet 5000, our customers can economically print larger, single piece, high-definition parts in-house,” said Buddy Byrum, Vice President Product & Channel Management for 3D Systems. “With faster print speed and higher resolution, the new ProJet 5000 delivers even more value for automotive, aerospace, footwear, appliances and packaging design and manufacturing applications.” 

The ProJet 5000 prints durable, high-definition VisiJet® MX plastic parts that stand up to the most challenging exposure environments and provide best-in-class functional performance for product development, testing, rapid tooling and casting applications.

With up to eight material delivery modules, the ProJet 5000 can be configured for flexible materials management and delivers the longest unattended, continuous operation available today, exceeding 80 hours.

Part stacking and nesting capabilities combined with its oversized print volume provides unmatched productivity, giving users the flexibility to produce both larger parts and more parts in a single build than any other professional 3D printer on the market.

Find out how the ProJet 5000 will produce for you in one of the company’s case studies.

 

 

About 3D Systems Corporation

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides CAD software and plugins, and affordable consumer create-and-make printers, apps and services.  Its expertly integrated solutions replace and complement traditional methods and reduce the time and cost of designing new products by printing real parts directly from digital input.  These solutions are used to rapidly design, create, communicate, prototype or produce real parts, empowering customers to create and make with confidence.

 

More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.

 

To experience the company’s entire range of 3D content-to-print products and services please visit www.printin3D.com, www.production3dprinters.com, www.3Dproparts.com, www.zcorp.com, www.toptobottomdental.com, www.quickparts.com, www.alibre.com, www.bitsfrombytes.com, www.bespokeinnovations.com, www.botmill.com, www.cubify.com, www.myrobotnation.com, www.freshfiber.com, www.The3dStudio.com, www.freedomofcreation.com, www.sycode.com, www.paramountind.com, blog.3dsystems.com, or via email at moreinfo@3Dsystems.com.