March 28, 2012

Objet Exhibits Connex Multi-Material 3D Printing Technology Including 3D Printed StreetScooter Dashboard at Industrie 2012

Objet Exhibits Multi-material 3D Printing Technology Including 3D Printed StreetScooter Dashboard at Industrie 2012
Demonstrating Objet's ABS-like Digital Material™ and Rapid Prototyping Solutions for Multiple Markets

Rheinmuenster, Germany, March 28, 2012 – Illustrating how 3D printing technology can be applied successfully in almost any field, Objet ltd., the innovation leader in 3D printing for rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing, exhibits at Industrie from 26-30th March 2012 on the stands of its two resellers in France, MG2 Systems (stand 5L58) and Rosilio (stand 5U75).

This year Industrie takes place in the heart of the leading French economic region, at Paris Nord Villepinte, and focuses on evolving industrial markets and the creative, innovative solutions required for companies to gain a competitive edge. Exhibitors will showcase pioneering technology across four key sectors: aerospace, energy, medical and automotive, all fields in which Objet 3D printing has been applied extensively. 
Objet 3D printed car dashboard from StreetScooter Objet will demonstrate real 3D printing applications from a number of industries including a car dashboard, complete with display screens and other 3D printed parts. The 1.4 meter wide model was created for StreetScooter, a project to create an affordable and sustainable electric car with a collective of over 80 companies. Chosen for its robustness, parts of the dashboard were printed in the Objet ABS-like Digital Material whilst other Objet materials were used to simulate fine-details. 
“Objet 3D printing technology gives designers and engineers the power to explore and innovate. Delivering true-to-life prototypes in a very short time helps companies to dramatically shorten product development cycles, saving costs and speeding up time to market,” comments Eric Bredin, European Marketing Director for Objet Europe. “With a portfolio of nearly 70 materials of varying physical and mechanical properties, Objet has the most diverse range of 3D printing materials on the market; enabling our customers to produce the most exceptionally realistic prototypes for a vast range of applications.”
 Objet 3D printed Cocoon Lamp by Patrick G?nther – Voxel Studio Visitors to Industrie can see more 3D printed models from the world of film and television, medical devices, dental veneers, product design, sporting goods and much more. Additionally, the entry-level Objet Desktop 3D printer will run live on the MG2 stand (5L58), whilst the unique and widely acclaimed compact Objet260 Connex multi-material 3D printer will be demonstrated on the Rosilio stand (5U75). Demonstrating the advantages of multi-material 3D printing, the Objet260 Connex includes the range of nearly 70 materials and can print up to 14 materials in one build, with varying properties from rigid to rubber, opaque to transparent, to engineering plastics simulation. 
About Objet 
Objet Ltd. is a leading provider of high quality, cost effective inkjet-based 
3D printing systems and materials. A global company, Objet has offices in North America, Europe, Japan, China, Hong Kong, and India. 
Objet’s 3D printing systems and 3D printing materials are ideal for any company involved in the manufacture or design of physical products using 3D software or other 3D content. Companies using Objet’s solutions can be typically found in sectors such as consumer goods & electronics, aerospace & defense, automotive, education, dental, medical and medical devices, architecture, industrial machinery, footwear, sporting goods, toys and service bureaus. 
Founded in 1998, the company has thousands of customers worldwide including a substantial share of the relevant Fortune 100 and Fortune 500. Its award-winning technology (13 awards in 6 years) is based upon over 110 patents and patent pending inventions. 
Objet’s advanced 3D printing systems and range of about 70 materials enable professionals to build prototypes that accurately simulate the true look, feel and function of an end-product, even complex, assembled goods. The Objet Connex™ line of multi-material 3D printers features the world’s only technology to simultaneously jet 2 materials. With this, users can print many different materials into a single part and print various mixed parts on the same build tray. Users can also create advanced composite materials, or Digital Materials™ featuring unique mechanical and thermal properties. 
Objet’s range of about 70 3D printing materials simulate properties ranging from rigid to rubber-like, transparent to opaque and standard to ABS-grade engineering plastics, with a large number of in-between shore grades and shades. 
Objet’s 3D printers are available in a range of form-factors, from cost-effective desktop 3D printers ideal for entry-level professionals all the way to industrial-scale multi-material machines for front-line designers and top manufacturers. Objet’s 3D printers feature the industry’s highest-resolution 3D printing quality, based on 16-micron (0.0006 in.) super-thin layering, wide material versatility, office friendliness and ease of operation. 
For more information, visit us at, and for more about 3D printing industry-related news, business issues and trends, read the Objet blog. 
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