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Co-create with us the VIT 3D printer to revolutionize the way people 3D prints with High Quality laser sintering technology!
102 backers pledged €292,680 to help bring this project to life.

Current Situation Update (06/6/2018)

Posted by Natural Robotics (Creator)
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Appreciated Backers,

Currently we have finished the hardware of your printers. 

We attach photos of the last group of printers in the assembly process. (optics, touch screen and thermal insulation missing). In the photos you can see the drawer we have added to facilitate cleaning. 

The delay in start the shipments is caused by the software. The Firmware and the backend have been finished for a long time but our main problem is the frontend.
The VIT has a PC inside (I5 8Gb RAM) where the backend is executed (Responsible for the slicer and hardware control) and the frontend (web portal to control the printer and insert the STL).
We’re almost finish the frontend. When we will finish the soft , we would load it on the machines, perform calibration and do quality tests on each of your printers. 

We do not want to give an exact date until we are 100% sure but we believe it will be soon.
We are working hard to get an early date and to fulfil your expectations. 

VIT. Image 1
VIT. Image 1
VIT. Image 2
VIT. Image 2
Roller detail
Roller detail
Last group assembled phase
Last group assembled phase

The cleaning station continues in the prototype phase. We are testing different sieves with piezoelectric transducers for optimal recycling.  

The cleaning station has three zones, the upper one is a sandblaster where the parts are cleaned, the intermediate zone is the powder recycling area and the lower zone is destined for powder storage.

Once again, we thank you for being so patience and understanding!   

Hector Esteller 
Natural Robotics Team

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      Markos Chatzikyriakakis on

      Good luck to the VIT team!!!

    2. Manfred van der Voort on

      This looks very promising. Thanks for this update. Hopefully you'll be able to overcome the struggle of your team member who left. All the luck for the last phase bringing this exciting machine to life.

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      DIGITALLI
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      Looks great. Hope i can get iT soon!