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Fizik and Carbon Release Custom 3D Printed Bike Saddles

Bike saddles have been a huge success for 3D printing. High-end racing bikes have featured various models for years now. Selle Italia, Specialized, Prologo, and others have put lattice-based saddles…

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Bryson DeChambeau Wins US Open—Is this a Win for 3D Printing?

In a thrilling final, Bryson DeChambeau has won the US Open. DeChambeau is often called “The Scientist” given his rigorous analysis of the sport and his willingness to experiment with…

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Review: Golfing with Cobra’s LIMIT3D, the First Commercially Available 3D Printed Iron

While we’ve seen the likes of Rickie Fowler and Bryson DeChambeau tout 3D printed clubs at such high-profile events as the American Express and Augusta National, it wasn’t until May that Puma…

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Innovation Beyond Sight: Touch2See’s 3D Printed Device for Visually Impaired Sports Fans

In a world where every thrill of the game plays out before our eyes, Toulouse startup Touch2See steps forward as a pioneer of innovation, offering a tactile solution for the…

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Printing a Better Game: 3D Printing and the Evolution of Golf Equipment

The governing bodies of professional golf — the R&A and USGA — have finally dropped the widely expected news that testing conditions for golf ball conformation will change, rendering nearly…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 27, 2024: Research, Digital Dentistry, Cycling, & More

We’re starting today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with some research into 3D printed luminescent quantum-dot polymer architectures and free-form laser beam shaping, and then on to an open source 4-axis…

3D Printing News Briefs, April 20, 2024: Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium, Blow Molding, & More

We’re starting with news about a manufacturing consortium in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as OPEN MIND Technologies has joined the Georgia Tech Manufacturing 4.0 Consortium. Moving on, industrial machining…

Nike’s 3D Printed Shoes Mix AM and AI into a Hype Sauce Yawnevent

Nike has released Athlete Imagined Revolution (A.I.R), a line of 13 sneaker concepts featuring the use of additive manufacturing (AM). Developed from sketches through generative AI and interviews with Nike…

Bryson DeChambeau Lobs New Brand Avonda into the Green with 3D Printed Golf Clubs

Scottie Scheffler won the Masters, but Bryson DeChambeau also made an impressive showing, demonstrating remarkable skills that led him to a tied-for-sixth-place finish. Known as “the Scientist” for his exhaustive…

ADDiTEC Racing & Liquid Metal Jet 3D Printing Emerge Victorious at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Just a few short months ago, metal additive manufacturing solutions provider ADDiTEC launched a brand new division solely dedicated to motorsports. Through ADDiTEC Racing, the company began actively participating in…

INTENSE Cycles and TRUMPF 3D Print Parts for M1 Bike with Elementum Materials

INTENSE Cycles, an icon in downhill mountain biking, fully embraced additive manufacturing (AM) during its most recent project. It partnered with TRUMPF and Elementum 3D to help redesign its multi-championship…

BMW 3D Prints Custom Spike Plates for German Bobsleigh Team

Global auto giant BMW Group has developed custom spike plates for the German Bobsleigh team, manufacturing the metal athletic gear using powder bed fusion (PBF) 3D printing. Bobsledders wear cleats…

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Protect the QB: Patrick Mahomes’ Shattered Helmet Makes the Case for 3D Printed Padding

Aside from the outcomes of the games themselves — and the whereabouts of Taylor Swift — the most talked-about aspect of the 2024 NFL playoffs may have been Patrick Mahomes’…

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Wilson Shoots for the Hoop with First-Ever, 3D Printed Basketball… at $2,500

In an unprecedented move, Wilson Sporting Goods Co. has announced the release of the Wilson Airless Gen1, the first-ever 3D printed basketball. This bold product, which has the potential to…

Rickie Fowler Spotted with Cobra’s New 3D Printed Lob Wedge at American Express Tournament

Cobra has been at the forefront of 3D printed golf equipment since 2018. Now, its newest 3D printed golf club, a 60 degree lob wedge, was recently spotted in Rickie…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 20, 2024: FDM, LPBF, Underwater 3D Printer, Racing, & More

We’re starting off with a process certification in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to research about solute trapping, laser powder bed fusion, and then moving on…

U.S. Open Tennis Racket Design Brought to Life with Metal 3D Printing

All Design Lab recently partnered with Protolabs to create one of the most unique tennis rackets to date. The design is inspired by the original inhabitants of New York City…

Adidas Gifts Messi Custom Shoes in Custom 3D Printed Box

When Lionel Messi received his 8th Ballon d’Or nomination, Adidas wanted to gift him something special. However, the company didn’t just want its gift to be unique, but wanted the packaging…

KOLLIDE and LIGHT Helmets 3D Printed Tech Hope to Tackle NFL’s Concussion Problem

Arguably, the helmet is the most important piece of NFL equipment. It’s a player’s first line of defense, and the only thing stopping a 100+ G force collision going straight…

Berkshire Hathaway’s Brooks Running Taps HP for 3D Printed Running Shoes

Though adidas has continued to make a significant dent in the additive footwear market, through its partnerships with Carbon and BASF, HP may prove to be the real winner in…

EOS’s Digital Foam Webinar: A Breakthrough in Customized 3D Printing

As customization becomes a defining factor in the world of modern manufacturing, EOS is set to unveil the key to a new horizon with its patented Digital Foam. This groundbreaking…

Ducati and Roboze Renew 3D Printing Partnership for 2023 MotoGP Season

Ducati Corse, the racing division of Ducati, and Roboze, a leader in high-temperature extrusion 3D printing, announced the renewal of their partnership for the 2023 racing season. Eager to build…

Cargo Bikes Gets a Lightweight Lift with 3D Printing

The 3D printing industry is buzzing with interest in bike components, and the scene is exploding. Companies are manufacturing everything from bike seats to frames. Now, Evonik is stepping into…

ASICS and LuxCreo Reimagine Footwear with New 3D Printed Sandal

Building on their collaborative journey, renowned sports footwear brand ASICS and 3D printing solutions innovator LuxCreo have released the Actibreeze Hybrid Sandal, available at a retail price of $80. Designed…