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3D Systems' ProJet 5000 Delivers Large Format Precision Plus Speed

Friday, August 24, 2012

Press release from the issuing company

3D Systems Corporation 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.


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Richard Romano

Richard Romano, Section Editor/Senior Analyst
Richard has written about communication, graphics hardware and software trends for the past 15 years.

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