3D Systems (DDD) introduces two production-grade materials

3D systems DDD recently unveiled two production-grade materials – Figure 4 Tough Clear and DuraForm PAx Black – for application in industries including consumer goods, transportation and motorsports, aerospace and defense, and office buildings. service. These additive manufacturing solutions, designed to accelerate materials innovation, are expected to be available in Q4 2022.

3D Systems’ first transparent materials solution, Tough Clear, joins its Figure 4 portfolio of production-grade materials. DDD provides long-term stability that minimizes reprints due to resistance to fading or yellowing for up to eight years indoors and one and a half years outdoors. The sustainable production solution also offers environmental stability of the mechanical properties it holds, moisture stability and chemical compatibility.

The newly designed economical solution can be used for manufacturing small high volume plastic parts, load bearing handles, cranks, knobs, levers, structural supports, snaps, fasteners, light covers, housings, reflectors, lenses, light guides and fast-moving consumer goods. It offers excellent clarity which can be improved with post-processing.

The other launch from the leading provider of 3D content printing solutions, DuraForm PAx Black, is a nylon copolymer that offers similar properties to injection molded plastics. Its low printing temperatures enable high throughput and high impact resistance with high elongation support failure in any direction, including Z. This low cost solution, an addition to 3D’s open materials portfolio Systems for use with selective laser sinter printers, provides more than five years of long-term stability indoors and requires little operator maintenance.

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Highly recyclable, DuraForm PAx Black material can be used for developing applications such as orthoses, tool handles, splints and splints, and ducts in harsh environments, live hinges, fluid reservoirs and casings requiring high impact and high toughness.

3D Systems anticipates that materials science will be a key driver in the transition to 3D production. DDD is investing heavily in hardware innovation across its portfolio to capitalize on this trend. Going forward, DDD expects its innovative product portfolio to generate organic growth of more than 30% over the next two years, improving its margins and profits.

Last week, the additive maker announced the creation of a wholly-owned bioprinting startup, Systemic Bio, to accelerate the development of new drugs that will help reduce or eliminate the need for testing on animals. This is likely to expand 3D Systems’ growth opportunities in the pharmaceutical space and create a new revenue stream that could reach $100 million per year over the next five years.

Zacks Ranking and Stocks to Consider

3D Systems currently has a Zacks rank #3 (Hold). Shares of DDD have plunged 66.5% over the past year.

Some higher-ranked stocks in the broader IT and technology sector are Free field CLFD, Silicon Laboratories SLAB and EPAM systems EPAM, each displaying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) at present. You can see the full list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

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Clearfield’s earnings have exceeded the Zacks consensus estimate in each of the previous four quarters, averaging 33.9%. CLFD shares are up 126.5% over the past year.

The Zacks consensus estimate for Silicon Laboratories’ third quarter 2022 earnings rose 36% to $1.13 per share in the past 60 days. For 2022, earnings estimates have risen 20.5% to $4.41 per share over the past 60 days.

Silicon Laboratories’ earnings have exceeded the Zacks consensus estimate in each of the previous four quarters, averaging 63.6%. Shares of SLAB are down 10% over the past year.

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