3D Systems Launches Its iPro(TM) 8000 SLA® Precision Center


New, High-productivity, Mid-range Format Stereolithography Precision Center

ROCK HILL, S.C., Oct. 20, 2008 -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC), a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today the launch and immediate availability of the iPro 8000 SLA® Center, a new, high-productivity, mid-range system that offers all the performance attributes and benefits of its latest generation iPro SLA® Precision Centers in a smaller format and compact footprint.

The iPro 8000 SLA® Center is designed to quickly and economically build small and large parts with unprecedented surface smoothness, feature resolution, edge definition and tolerances that rival the accuracy of CNC-machined parts. Based on decades of 3D Systems'
patented SLA® technology, the system features a new generation, proprietary ProScan digital scanning system that is equipped with a new, state-of-the-art SteadyPower Imager for reliable output and repeatability. In combination with 3D Systems' versatile portfolio of
Accura® Materials, this next-generation SLA® Center provides exceptional part-building capabilities, superior quality control and faster, cleaner materials' changeover.

3D Systems plans to unveil and demonstrate tomorrow its new iPro 8000
SLA® Center as part of its planned Stereolithography product launches at its World Conference in Charlotte, NC. 3D Systems plans to accept orders for this new system starting this week for fourth-quarter 2008 shipments.

"Consistent with our plans to broaden the range and adaptability of our
SLA® Precision Centers, we are delighted to introduce the iPro 8000, an affordable, mid-range SLA® Precision Center as the latest addition to our growing family of iPro Centers," said Lee Dockstader, Vice-President and General Manager for 3D Systems' Stereolithography products.

About 3D Systems
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and 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, or via e-mail at moreinfo@3dsystems.com.

More information on the 3D Systems World Conference is available at www.3dworldconference.com.

Related

All Topics