posted on November 02, 2012 |
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3D Systems announced the immediate availability of VisiJet Jewel, a new specialized material formulated for high volume jewelry production. Developed expressly for use with the ProJet 6000 and 7000 professional 3D printers, VisiJet Jewel allows manufacturers to produce master models for direct casting of cost effective jewelry with unparalleled detail, accuracy and quality, in hours rather than days.
A low ash formulation makes the new VisiJet Jewel material especially suitable for direct casting patterns. Exact wall thickness and maximum scooping minimize the use of precious metals. These durable patterns can also be used for stone-in-place casting, which significantly reduces costs for jewelry manufacturers. The high contrast rich dark blue color of VisiJet Jewel allows for detailed visual inspection of designs and patterns.
“VisiJet Jewel yields unequalled surface finish, feature resolution and quality, printed at speeds not seen before, to offer jewelry manufacturers an exceptional ROI,” said Buddy Byrum, vice president of channel programs for 3D Systems. “VisiJet Jewel underscores our commitment to deliver affordable and profitable turnkey production solutions to a growing installed base of jewelry manufacturers worldwide.”