3D Systems announced the immediate availability of Dreve FotoTec hearing aid material for use in its ProJet 6000 professional 3D printer.
According to the company, the ProJet 6000 can deliver a nearly two-time improvement in throughput for hearing-aid production with a printed surface smooth enough that it results in 50% less finishing time.
"We are pleased to expand our 3D Systems partnership with the addition of the ProJet 6000 to our own fleet of 3D Systems production printers," said Volker Dreve, CEO of Dreve. "Our customers, like Comfoor BV, will benefit by upgrading to the new ProJet 6000 using our new Fototec Otoplastik SL.E material based on its proven performance."
"We are thrilled to offer our hearing aid customers a proven, integrated solution that combines the latest products from two leading providers into a powerful and affordable manufacturing tool," said Lee Dockstader, vice president of business development for 3D Systems.
For more information, visit 3D Systems.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company's website.