January 30, 2007

3D Systems To Unveil V-Flash Desktop Modeler in Summer 2007

Rock Hill, S.C. - 3D Systems Corporation, a provider of rapid 3D printing, prototyping, and manufacturing solutions, has announced plans to introduce a revolutionary, fast, simple, and compact new office modeler, the V-Flash desktop modeler, this summer.
The V-Flash desktop modeler can build ready-to-use, three-dimensional models within hours on an everyday workstation. The model-maker will enable designers, engineers, hobbyists, and students to imagine, design, and produce ideas at their desks.
The V-Flash desktop modeler is the first product 3D Systems plans to bring to market this summer that is based on a breakthrough fourth technology platform. This technology platform enhances 3D Systems' portfolio of solutions. The company employed its proprietary Film Transfer Imaging (FTI) technology in the development of this desktop modeler.
The 25x26x-27-inch V-Flash desktop modeler will weigh roughly 100 pounds and have a maximum build volume of 7x9x8 inches. With standard power requirements, plug-and-play setup and simple operation, the V-Flash desktop modeler will be office, home, and school friendly. V-Flash-produced models will demonstrate SLA-like accuracy, resolution, and quality.
The ready-to-use models will be ready for use, testing and verification within hours.The V-Flash desktop modeler will be the most economical machine of itskind at $9900, making it affordable for business, hobby and school.The V-Flash desktop modeler will be available in the summer of 2007 inthe United States. More information on this revolutionary new model-maker isavailable at www.modelin3d.com.