We always keep a close eye on 3D Systems and their blossoming company and as always we are excited to hear about their progress.
3D Systems Corporation announced today that several of its VisiJet(R) materials have met the rigorous requirements for USP Class VI certification, including biocompatibility for healthcare applications. Class VI plastics can be used to produce medical devices, surgical guides and other implements used in and around the human body. These VisiJet(R) materials are now approved for use in a broad set of applications that improve treatment outcomes and patience experience. Through enhanced bio-mimicry, individualized fit and accelerated delivery, medical and dental treatment quality can be enhanced at higher provider productivity and lower costs.
The USP Class VI VisiJet(R) materials listed below are available for immediate delivery and are suitable for:
— 3D printed dental and orthopedic surgical guides;
— 3D printed one day custom crown preparation guides; and
— 3D printed parts for use in other medical applications.
The following table lists the USP Class VI certified VisiJet(R) materials with their companion, integrated ProJet(TM) 3D Printers:
Material Compatible Systems
ProJet(TM) SD 3500, HD
VisiJet(R) Crystal Plastic Material 3500 & HD3500plus
VisiJet(R) Stoneplast Plastic Material ProJet(TM) MP 3500
VisiJet(R) Clear Plastic Material ProJet(TM) 6000/7000
ProJet(TM) SD 3000, HD
VisiJet(R)EX200 Plastic Material 3000 & HD3000plus
VisiJet(R) MP200 Plastic Material ProJet(TM) MP 3000
Please visit www.printin3d.com for more information and to download a copy of the Class VI certification documentation for these materials.
About 3D Systems Corporation
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. The company also provides creative content development, design productivity tools and curation services and downloads. Its expertly integrated solutions replace, displace 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, communicate, prototype and produce functional parts, empowering its customers to create with confidence.
Source: Press Release
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