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Black Plastic Material Now Available for ProJet 3500 & 3510


VisiJet M3 Black has a beautiful jet-black finish that looks and feels just like injection molded plastic. This material further expands the versatility and capability of the ProJet 3500/3510 printer family with a material that looks like injection molded plastic and allows for more rigorous testing and use.

The major selling points for this material are:

  • The strongest, most durable MJP material yet.
  • Beautiful jet-black color looks like injection molded plastic.
  • Further expands application range of the ProJet MJP printers for more functional uses, including end use.
  • Great for snap fit applications requiring greater flex strength and durability.


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CDG Invest in Large Format ProJet 860 3D Printer


CDG have invested in a ProJet 860 with build dimensions of 508x381x229mm. The dimension across the diagonal is therefore an impressive 635mm. The ProJet 860 is the latest version of 3DSystems CJP (colour jet printing) range which prints mono and full colour parts in a plaster based material. The 860 is already installed at CDG offices in Alton, Hants.


ProJet 860

New modules & product names for Geomagic


Following on from the recent 3DS aquisition of Geomagic & Rapidform, 3DS have unveiled the new modules and product names for the Geomagic software solutions...


Call CDG to learn more about 3D Systems entire portfolio of Geomagic Solutions.

Ex-demo & 2nd-user 3D Printers for sale


CDG are investing in the new 3DSystems ProJet X60 printers to update our showroom and as part of this plan we are able to make available the following ZPrinters:

  • Z650 ex-demo system, build volume 380x250x200mm, mono & full colour;
  • Z510 ex-demo system, build volume 350x250x200mm, mono & full colour;
  • Z450 2nd-user system, build volume 200x250x200mm, mono & full colour.

These machines are offered on a first-come first-served basis and are subject to availability. Please call us on 01420 88645 or email Grant Cameron at CDG on with any questions.

3DSystems Announces New Geomagic Solutions


Within the last few days 3D Systems have announced the launch of its integrated design-to-manufacturing software tools under its Geomagic Solutions brand combining 3D Systems’ comprehensive reverse engineering tools together with its affordable mechanical CAD, fully automated inspection and verification software and its cutting-edge haptic modeling to deliver intra-operable design functionality. Geomagic Solutions includes a voxel-based modeler that is 3D printer ready, further enhancing engineering productivity and parts manufacturability.

Learn more about 3D Systems entire portfolio of Geomagic Solutions by visiting and New products will be released in July 2013.

New Geomagic Designer Packages


3D Systems have recently announced the availability of the Geomagic® Designer software packages for creation of freeform and mechanical 3D designs that are perfectly tuned for instant 3D printing.

The Geomagic Designer Packages come in three levels: Core Designer, Advanced Designer and Expert Designer. Each of the Designer Packages incorporates Geomagic Design™, parametric CAD software, with Geomagic Freeform®, voxel modeling tools, to enable powerful, flexible and printable 3D design.


The Core Designer Package is perfect for the intricate sculpting and design of small pieces for 3D printing, such as jewelry and includes Geomagic Design parametric CAD solution, Geomagic Claytools® for clay-style sculpting in 3D and a Geomagic Phantom Omni® haptic device that delivers touch-based modeling.

The Advanced Designer Package includes Geomagic Design, Geomagic Freeform, a more advanced sculpting and voxel design solution, and a Phantom Omni haptic device.

The Expert Design Package provides the ultimate in modeling flexibility and manufacturability and includes Geomagic Design, Geomagic Freeform Plus, the most powerful sculpting, voxel design for manufacturing module, and a Geomagic Phantom Desktop® haptic device, delivering greater accuracy, freedom of movement and control.

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