Quickparts Offers Specialized Medical Grade Materials


Atlanta, GA, May 28, 2008 - Quickparts, the leading provider of rapid prototypes and low-volume custom-manufactured production parts, announced today the availability of specialized medical grade materials for Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) and Cast Urethane Molding.

Materials being offered for specialized medical applications include Duraform PA for the SLS process, PC-ISO for the FDM process and RC-79D for Cast Urethane Molding.

"With the growing needs of customers in the medical industry, we continue to add materials that meet their product development and manufacturing requirements," said Patrick Hunter, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Quickparts.

Duraform PA is a nylon-based material that meets the requirements for USP Class VI classification and, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration may be safely used to produce articles intended for processing, handling and packaging non-alcoholic food.

PC-ISO, an industrial thermoplastic, is compliant with the ISO-1099-3 and Class VI classification, and is widely used throughout packaging and medical device manufacturers.

RC-79D is approved for many medical applications including MRI coil housings and is a UL 94V0 registered flame retardant polyurethane.

To learn more about Quickparts' full line of prototyping materials, please visit us at www.quickparts.com/LowVolumePrototypes.aspx.

About Quickparts

Quickparts provides custom manufacturing services for engineers and designers who want to create plastic and metal parts from 3D CAD (computer-aided design) models. Using patented QuickQuote technology, Quickparts is able to provide product designers with an 'instant online quote' for the manufacturing of their custom parts from prototype to production.

Quickparts custom manufacturing services include: Rapid Prototypes (SLA, SLS, FDM, PolyJet), Cast Urethanes, Injection Mold Tooling and Parts, Sheet Metal Parts, and CNC Machined Parts.

For more information about Quickparts, visit www.quickparts.com or call 877.521.8683.

Contact:
Art Siegert
Quickparts - Director of Marketing
770.901.3200
asiegert@quickparts.com

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