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Auto-Fit Software Will Tailor 3D Printed Helmet Liners to Hockey Players

Last fall, Canadian hockey equipment designer, manufacturer, and marketer CCM introduced its ‘SuperTacks X with Nest Tech’ helmet, which features a 3D printed interior made with Carbon’s DLS technology and…

3D Printing & Golf: Time for a Mulligan?

Over the past several years, the golf industry has steadily warmed to 3D printing. In this article, we’ll take a walk down memory lane and catalog the major 3D printing…

3D Printing a Pedalution, Part Six: Relevant 3D Printing Technologies for Bike Production

We’ve now seen how 3D printing can be used in bicycles, and in components. We’ve had a look at the most likely scenarios for 3D printing adoption and the preconditions…

3D Printing: A Pedalution, Part Five – 13 Scenarios for Market Entry

In the previous articles in the Pedalution series, we looked at the prevalence of 3D printing in cycling and bike components. We’ve also explored what companies are doing with 3D…

The KAV 3D Printed Bike Helmet on Kickstarter

One area where we’ve seen a lot of 3D printing activity is in helmets. Now, KAV is joining the fray with a mass-customized, made-to-measure helmet. The company says that machine…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 4 – The Five 40s

In the first installment of this series, we looked at how 3D printing is being used in bicycles before going deeper and also exploring the use into 3D printing for…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 3 Value Chain Disruptions with 3D Printing

In the first installment of this series, we looked at how 3D printing is being used in bicycles. In the second article, we went deeper and also examined 3D printing…

3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 2

In the first part of this series, we looked at what has been going with the 3D printing of bicycles and tried to show you why certain things will become…

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3D Printing Bikes: A Pedalution, Part 1

A quiet revolution has been occurring for over ten years in the cycling world. More and more bike components are getting 3D printed. In this article, we’ll give you an…

3D Printed Pistol Grips Improve Comfort for French Shooting Champions

Olympic silver medalist and multiple world champion Céline Goberville is a competitive sport shooter from France, who is currently competing at the European Shooting Championships in Croatia, which ends later…

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Cobra Releases Line of 3D Printed Putters

After releasing a limited-edition putter line in November 2020, Cobra Golf is back and this time it has announced a complete family of 3D printed putters. With 10 different heads…

New 4D Fusio 3D Printed Shoe Line from adidas Leaked

The latest adidas sneaker with 3D printed midsoles has been revealed. Dubbed the 4D Fusio, the fluorescent-colored shoes were leaked by sneaker insider hypebeast on Instagram. The new shoe has a…

Reality or Hype: 3D Printing Improving Performance in Sports Industry?

I’m not a big sports fan, but even I’m aware of the many possible 3D printing applications, from helmets and mouthguards to surfboards and shoes and so much more. But,…

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3D Printed Racing Parts Help Win Indy 500

Rahal Letterman Lanigan (RLL) driver Takuma Sato is the 2020 Indianapolis 500 Champion. To compete for wins in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES requires constant performance and safety based modifications to…

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A Golf Club Par Excellence: Cobra Uses HP Metal Jet to 3D Print Next Gen Putter

A first-of-its-kind 3D printed golf putter, the KING Supersport-35 3DP, has just been commercially launched by Cobra Golf, a leading golf equipment manufacturer, which developed this latest innovation in golf…

You Can Now Buy 3D Printed Carbon Fiber Bikes and e-Bikes Online

After several successful steps in the process of commercializing their 3D printed bicycles, Superstrata and Arevo are now selling 3D printed carbon fiber bikes and e-bikes online via the Superstrata…

3D Printing: the Future of Sticks

Sports equipment is a multi-billion dollar business operating globally at many price points. We can buy inexpensive gear at stores such as Decathlon, but, elsewhere, also super-premium tennis rackets, golf…

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Adidas Adds Automated Weaving Robot to Shoe 3D Printing Tech

With footwear, 3D printing has been making some serious headway, as numerous brands experiment with 3D printed orthotics and midsoles. In its report, “3D-Printed Footwear 2020-2030, an Analysis of the…

Off to the Races: Stratasys and Team Penske Renew 3D Printing Motorsports Partnership

Back in 2017, 3D printing leader Stratasys and Team Penske—a top INDYCAR, NASCAR , and IMSA SportsCar racing team—formed a multi-year technical partnership in order to give all of the…

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NHL Will Now Use 3D Printed Helmets, Thanks to Carbon and CCM

CCM, one of Canada’s leading hockey equipment manufacturers, in partnership with Carbon, has just introduced its ‘SuperTacks X with Nest Tech’ helmet ahead of the NHL 2021 season. The 3D…

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3D Printed Footwear to Generate $4.2 Billion by 2025

SmarTech Analysis has put out its latest report about additive manufacturing (AM) in the footwear industry, titled “3D-Printed Footwear 2020-2030, an Analysis of the Market Potential of 3D Printing in…

PEAK Launches Alien Beast 3D Printed Shoes for Limited Sale

In the fashion world, we have seen everything from haute couture collections to custom jewelry lines. Shoes of all kinds have been produced too, and usually tend to offer an…

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Decathlon Optimizes Supply Chain with 3D Systems’ Figure 4 3D Printing

Sporting goods giant Decathlon has implemented 3D Systems’ new Figure 4 digital manufacturing solution and materials to optimize its supply chain. Capable of fast and versatile part production, the resin-dependent…

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TaylorMade Uses Formlabs to Prototype Better Golf Clubs with 3D Printing

Golf company TaylorMade extensively used Formlabs machines to prototype a better golf club. The company’s work illustrates a few key emerging trends: that desktop machines could partially displace services, that…