3D Systems Announces New Flame Retardant Plastic with Broad Applications


– DuraForm® FR 100 Plastic passes the flame, smoke and toxicity tests for aircraft applications and has a UL 94 V-0 rating -


ROCK HILL, South Carolina – June 24, 2009 - 3D Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: TDSC), a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing solutions, announced today the introduction of DuraForm® FR 100 Plastic, a new flame-retardant sintering material that meets the requirements of a broad range of aircraft and consumer-product applications. Customers can purchase parts made from this new material through 3D Systems’ Pro Parts Marketplace starting in August of this year.

Unlike other available flame-retardant sintering materials, DuraForm® FR 100 Plastic passes the flame, smoke and toxicity tests for aircraft applications and has a UL 94 V-0 rating, which is required for many consumer product applications. In addition, this new plastic is non-halogenated and antimony free and complies with many government directives for human health and safety. Anticipated applications for DuraForm® FR 100 Plastic include direct manufacturing of aircraft parts, including interior parts such as cockpit and cabin components, and direct manufacturing of parts for consumer products, including lighting, electronics, and appliances.

"We are very pleased to be the first Additive Manufacturing company to commercially offer V-0 certified, flame-retardant sintering material," said Kevin McAlea, vice president and general manager of 3D Systems. “This revolutionary new DuraForm® FR 100 Plastic represents a true invention in materials’ development for Rapid Manufacturing, meeting required certification for very demanding aerospace and consumer goods applications.”

3D Systems is showcasing its new DuraForm® FR 100 Plastic at this week’s Time Compression EXPO (co-located with the National Plastics Expo – NPE) in Chicago, IL –Booth #W109016 and the Design Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions Expo (DMS) in Tokyo, Japan.

A video of the flame retardancy test is available here.

About 3D Systems
3D Systems is a leading provider of 3-D Printing, Direct Rapid Prototyping and Direct Manufacturing solutions. Its systems and materials reduce the time and cost of designing products and facilitate direct and indirect manufacturing by creating actual parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used for design communication and prototyping as well as for production of functional end-use parts: Transform your products.

More information on the company is available at www.3dsystems.com or via e-mail at Email Contact.



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