The Viper can print on products up to 300mm in height, which, said the vendor, accommodates most printable objects.

With a speed of 80 seconds per bed of parts, the printer is designed for runs of at least 20,000 products. It’s UV curing technology is designed to enable printing of sensitive plastics.

“Speed is the especially exciting feature of this machine,” said Tamara Vroomen, print specialist at Bergstein. “But it also has ionization to reduce static and so misplaced spray of ink, and very easy to use software.”

The Viper is priced at £120,000.