ROCK HILL, S.C., May 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:TDSC) announced today the immediate availability of Accura a new print material engineered to meet the demanding manufacturing requirements of QuickCast™ patterns used for the production of investment castings. Accura® CastPro™ printed patterns are accurate, dimensionally stable, and have low thermal expansion characteristics. These features translate into precision casting with higher production yields on the most complex multi-component pattern assemblies.
Accura® CastPro™ has been used in full production at 3Dproparts™ for several months, delivering QuickCast™ patterns for foundry casting in a variety of metals with outstanding success.
"We are pleased to deliver a new high performance, precision investment casting print material designed to meet the most demanding foundry requirements," said Tom Mueller, 3D Systems' Director of Business Development for 3Dproparts™. "We expect that this new material will expand our addressable QuickCast™ applications."
Accura® CastPro™ is designed for use with 3D Systems' Production Printers. QuickCast™ patterns produced from Accura® CastPro™ are available for immediate order through .
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3D Systems is a leading provider of 3D content-to-print solutions including 3D printers, print materials, creative printable content development, curation and downloads and on-demand custom parts services for professionals and consumers alike. Its expertly integrated rapid prototyping and manufacturing solutions reduce the time and cost of designing new products and printing real parts directly from digital input. These solutions are used to design, communicate, prototype and produce functional end-use parts empowering our customers to create with confidence.
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