3D Printer models hard-plastic parts.

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Featuring compact footprint of 26 x 27 in., network ready conncetion, weight of 146 lb, and quiet operation, V-Flash® Desktop Modeler can be placed into any workspace, in business, office, or home. Printer has build volume of 9 x 6.75 x 8 in. enabling users to build broad range of part sizes. V-Flash® parts are made of hard plastic with smooth surfaces, fine-feature details, and balanced physical properties.



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3D Systems Introduces V-Flash® 3-D Printer



The Affordable and Compact V-Flash® Desktop Modeler Delivers Hard Plastic Parts Fast

ROCK HILL, S.C., May 14, 2009 - 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), a leading provider of Direct Rapid 3-D Printing, Prototyping and Manufacturing Solutions, today launched its V-Flash® Desktop Modeler, the first commercially available 3-D modeler priced under $10,000. The V-Flash® Modeler is available for purchase immediately through 3D Systems authorized resellers and joins the expanding line of professional ProJet(TM) 3-D Printers from 3D Systems.

V-Flash® Modelers deliver exceptional quality hard-plastic parts for enhanced design at an affordable price and low total cost of ownership. V-Flash® Modelers combine the versatility typically found in more expensive 3-D printers with the convenience of an easy-to-use desktop printer. Its compact size, quiet operation, and network-ready connection makes V-Flash® Modelers ideal for virtually any design job at a price virtually anyone can afford.

"V-Flash® Modelers are ready on your schedule and fit right in your design space to output your next design iteration," said Buddy Byrum, Senior Director of 3-D Printing at 3D Systems. "Unlike other 3-D Printers, V-Flash® Modelers don't slow down with multiple model builds, so you can build more parts faster. V-Flash® parts are made of hard plastic with smooth surfaces, exceptional fine-feature details and balanced physical properties that are true to your design intent,"
continued Byrum.

"V-Flash® Modelers are the most affordable 3-D Printer you can buy.
They provide reliable, low cost operation that is backed by a one year warranty to give our customers peace-of-mind," concluded Byrum.

With its compact 26 x 27 inch (660 x 685 mm) footprint and its light
146 lb (66 kg) weight, the V-Flash® Modeler is easily placed into any workspace, in a business, office or home. With its build volume of 9 x
6.75 x 8 inches (230 x 170 x 200 mm), users have the versatility to build a broad range of part sizes. And installation is as easy as 1-2-3, with complete start-up instructions to begin making models within minutes.

3D Systems is exhibiting its V-Flash® Desktop Modeler at the RAPID
2009 Conference & Expo in Booth #215 in the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center.

For more information on V-Flash® Modelers and the location of your nearest authorized V-Flash® dealer, visit www.modelin3d.com.

About 3D Systems Corporation

3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Direct Rapid Prototyping and Direct Rapid Manufacturing solutions. Its systems and materials reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts:
Transform your products.

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

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