3D Systems to Unveil ProJet 5000 Large Format 3D Printer
This new, larger format, high-speed 3D Printer is designed to deliver high-definition parts from a variety of plastic and wax materials that can be configured and selected interchangeably. 3D Systems will display this new system during its World Conference as part of a series of technology announcements that it is making during the global event. The company plans to commercialize this new generation of systems in 2009.
The ProJet 5000 3D Production System is designed to incorporate the next generation of 3D Systems' patented and proprietary Multi-Jet Printing (MJP) technology with features that include versatile build resolutions to fit all applications, remote diagnostics for easy serviceability, and a wide-range of interchangeable plastic and wax material options. The ProJet 5000 is designed to have the largest build platform within the ProJet family as well as the ability to produce parts in excess of 19.5 inches (or 500 mm) long.
"The focus of our development of the ProJet 5000 3D Production System is versatility, production capacity and ease of use for our customers," said Brian Fraser, Vice-President and General Manager of 3D Systems' 3D Printing products. "When available on the market, we expect this system to deliver significant advancements beyond the current technologies in the marketplace."
3D Systems is scheduled at 10 a.m. tomorrow to discuss the ProJet 5000 3D Production System during a technology announcement at its World Conference in Charlotte, NC.