3D printing materials for medical applications
3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD) announced that several of its VisiJet® 3d printing 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® materials are now approved for use in a broad set of applications that improve treatment outcomes and patience experience. Through enhanced bio-mimicry, individual fit and accelerated delivery, medical and dental treatment quality can be enhanced.
The USP Class VI VisiJet® materials are available for immediate delivery and are suitable for:
• 3D printed dental and orthopedic surgical guides
• 3D printed one day custom crown preparation guides
• 3D printed parts for use in other medical applications
The following lists the USP Class VI certified VisiJet® materials with their companion, integrated ProJet™ 3D Printers:
VisiJet® Crystal Plastic Material– ProJet™ SD 3500, HD 3500, and HD3500plus
VisiJet® Stoneplast Plastic Material–ProJet™ MP 3500
VisiJet® Clear Plastic Material– ProJet™ 6000/7000
VisiJet® EX200 Plastic Material– ProJet™ SD 3000, HD 3000, and HD3000plus
VisiJet® MP200 Plastic Material– ProJet™ MP 3000
Click here for more information, or to download a copy of the Class VI certification documentation
3D Systems Corp.