ROCK HILL, SC – 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC) previewed at the DenTech show in Shanghai, China, its ProJet™ MP 3000, a new 3-D Production System for digital-dental models that it plans to introduce in the first quarter of 2010.
The ProJet™ MP 3000 is the first economical 3-D Production System for small to medium dental labs. This new compact production system incorporates the latest generation of 3D Systems’ patented and proprietary Multi-Jet Modeling (MJM) technology with benefits that include crisp feature definition at increased build speeds. The ProJet™ MP 3000 prints dental working models from a new durable, high-contrast material designed specifically for this application.
“We are very pleased to offer to our dental lab customers a new and affordable solution designed to increase their productivity, overall product quality and accuracy at a lower cost,” said Lee Dockstader, vice president of Business Development at 3D Systems. “We expect this advanced system to enhance the overall user experience and deliver significant performance advancements to our dental lab customers.”
The company believes that the introduction of a new generation of dental intra-oral and impression scanners by leading dental companies will drive increased demand for digital-dental working models. The company expects that its ProJet™ MP 3000 will become the low cost dental model maker for small-sized and medium-sized labs.