Inkbit Ships First Vista AM System powered by VCJ Technology

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  • Vista takes inkjet 3D printing from the prototype shop to the factory floor
Inkbit Co-Founder and CEO Davide Marini (left) and Co-Founder and VP of R&D (right) overseeing the first shipment
Above: Inkbit Co-Founder and CEO Davide Marini (left) and Co-Founder and VP of R&D (right) overseeing the first shipment/Source: Inkbit

Inkbit, an additive manufacturing company located in Massachusetts, announced that the its Vista production additive manufacturing system, powered by the proprietary VCJ technology, is now operational at the Saint-Gobain Research Cross-Business R&D Center, a multidisciplinary research site developing processes and products for global businesses across numerous industries.

Inkbit’s proprietary VCJ technology, the Vista system enables volume production of end-use polymer parts, with a combination of high throughput, low labour post-processing, and production-grade materials.

Inkbit’s VCJ Technology

Inkbit’s proprietary VCJ Technology
Above: Inkbit’s proprietary Vision Controlled Jetting technology/Source: Inkbit

Inkbit has developed its proprietary Vision Controlled Jetting technology which is a contactless process that enables the use of high-performance polymers – the first 3D printer to provide closed-loop feedback control of the print process.

Inkbit uses a proprietary 3D scanning system to generate a topographical map of each layer after deposition. Scan data from each layer are used in conjunction with the source part geometry to generate the next layer. Dynamic, real-time layer generation ensures that parts are built quickly and accurately every time.

“We are pleased to announce that our first Vista platform system is operational at Saint-Gobain’s Research Center in Northborough, MA. This is an important milestone for Inkbit: an idea conceived in an academic laboratory at MIT is now a commercial manufacturing system operating outside our building. We are thrilled to be working with Saint-Gobain at exploring novel applications of our technology.”

– Davide Marini, Co-founder and CEO, Inkbit

The Inkbit Vista system is available now. Further information, including full system specifications and the material data sheet, is available on the Inkbit website.

About Inkbit: Inkbit is an additive manufacturing company located in Medford, Massachusetts. The Inkbit Vista system is designed to mass-produce end-use polymer 3D printed parts. Incorporating a novel technology called Vision-Controlled Jetting (VCJ), Inkbit delivers high-resolution print enabling users to produce parts with dimensional accuracy and precision at high volume. Using high-speed scanning, Inkbit delivers a materials jetting platform with the speed, precision, and materials required by the most demanding industrial applications.

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