Product News: Computer Hardware & Peripherals
Simultaneous 3-Color 3D Printer produces multi-material prints.
Press Release Summary:
January 9, 2014 - CubePro™ simultaneous triple-color 3D printer, featuring controlled environment print chamber, has 3 print head configuration and produces thermoplastic material prints in sizes up to 10.8 x 10.45 x 9.5 in. With high-resolution settings of 75-micron thin print layers, system supports 3D printing in up to 3 simultaneous colors and more color options. Features include color touchscreen display, mobile and Wi-Fi connectivity, and support for ABS and PLA materials.
Original Press Release
3D Systems Ups Prosumer Standards with New Sub $5,000 CubePro(TM) 3D Printer
Press release date: January 6, 2014
-Faster, simultaneous printing in triple-color & multi-materials
-Controlled print environment assures highest quality prints consistently
-Beautiful, high-definition 75-micron layer thinness for finer prints
-Largest-in-class print volume of up to regulation-sized basketball prints
-Print on the go with new Cubify(R) iOS, Android, & Windows mobile apps
ROCK HILL, S.C. -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) today unveiled the new CubePro(TM) 3D printer, the only simultaneous triple-color, multi-materials, large capacity, prosumer printer available today. The CubePro features a controlled environment print chamber that assures high-fidelity performance and delivers professional quality prints consistently and with the ease. Prosumers and hobbyists can rely on CubePro to test and perfect their designs and print in real thermoplastic materials, resulting in parts that are durable and accurate right at their desktop or benchtop. The CubePro will be on display at CES in Las Vegas, NV, January 7-10, 2014, in the 3DS booth 31424 LVCC South Hall 3.
"We are proud to be the first to deliver professional quality prints to the consumer and prosumer, enabling educators, entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts to match their creativity with greater productivity," said Rajeev Kulkharni, Vice President, General Manager, Consumer Products, 3DS. "The CubePro is the ultimate desktop 3D printer for the lab, workshop and office, compressing development cycles and increasing productivity."
Work smart, play hard, print productive: Print more and faster with the largest-in-class print platform, high-resolution prints and quick set up. With prints 2.5 times larger than any other desktop prosumer and hobbyist printer (10.8" x 10.45" x 9.5" or 275 mm x 265 mm x 240 mm), and ultra high-resolution settings of 75-micron thin print layers, professional quality printing has never been so large or easy. Full technical specifications are available here.
Controlled Print Chamber: Controlled process environment ensures true to CAD prints and delivers professional quality every time. Automated settings deliver safe home printing in your mancave, on your workbench and at your desktop.
Strong, Fast & Long-lasting: Guaranteed faster, precise prints with easy feed cartridges for prolonged material life.
Triple color + dual materials = thousands of options: available in three print head configuration CubePro allows users to get more expressive with 3D printing in up to 3 simultaneous colors and more color options.
Connect better to experience better: Connect intuitively through an easy-to-use color touchscreen display and mobile and WiFi capability. CubePro is powered by the Cubify mobile app letting users print on the go direct from their Shelf, prepping files and sending to print, all from an iOS, Android or Windows phone.
Sustainability -- Send back empty cartridges to designated 3DS locations for reuse in exchange for a discount on new cartridges and return used ABS and PLA prints for responsible recycling or composting by 3DS. CubePros are shipped from local distribution centers reducing freight. The new CubePro comes with a proprietary print pad that conserves power compared to other 3D printers. 3DS is committed to making prosumer 3D printing affordable, safe and sustainable.
Support --Hotline and email support is available everyday from 3:00 am to 8:00 pm EST, providing 16 hours of service each day.
CubePro comes with starter materials, 25 free designs and a Cubify Invent software license for introductory 3D design. CubePro is integrated with 3DS' consumer lifestyle hub Cubify, connecting CubePro users to curated collections of 3D printable content from favorite DIY, automotive and gear brands, as well as the Cubify social platform where users can share and co-create with others.
The company plans to commence commercial shipment of CubePro during the second quarter of 2014. More information is available at www.cubify.com/cubepro.
3DS invites press to attend a special event hosted by global entertainer and entrepreneur, will.i.am and 3DS CEO, Avi Reichental, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in the South Hall 3, booth 31424 on Wednesday January 8, 2014 at 4:00 PM PST. Only credentialed press can attend with an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Those who are not attending CES 2014 can join 3DS' President and CEO, Avi Reichental, for a broadcast of 3DS' extensive showing at CES 2014 by visiting 3dsystems.com/ces and clicking on the link to view the broadcast starting at 4:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 7, 2014. For more details on 3DS' 3DPRINTING 2.0 consumer showcase at CES 2014, please visit 3dsystems.com/ces.
Learn more about 3DS' commitment to manufacturing the future today at www.3dsystems.com and the company's consumer offerings at www.cubify.com.
About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions including 3D printers, print materials and cloud sourced on-demand custom parts for professionals and consumers alike in materials including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles. The company also provides integrated 3D scan-based design, freeform modeling and inspection tools. Its products and services 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 manufacture the future.
Leadership Through Innovation and Technology
-- 3DS invented 3D printing with its Stereolithography (SLA) printer and was the first to commercialize it in 1989.
-- 3DS invented Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) printing and was the first to commercialize it in 1992.
-- 3DS invented the Color-Jet-Printing (CJP) class of 3D printers and was the first to commercialize 3D powder-based systems in 1994.
-- 3DS invented Multi-Jet-Printing (MJP) printers and was the first to commercialize it in 1996.
Today its comprehensive range of 3D printers is the industry's benchmark for production-grade manufacturing in aerospace, automotive, patient specific medical device and a variety of consumer, electronic and fashion accessories.
More information on the company is available at www.3DSystems.com.
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