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Liquid Silicone Rubber

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Liquid Silicone Rubber
The chemical company Dow has joined up with Nexus Elastomer System and German RepRap to provide the ability to 3D print silicone rubber parts in color, utilizing Dow’s 3D printable SILASTIC 3D 3335 Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR) material. They also get access to RepRap’s LAM 2D printer and a color ...
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Patrizio Carlucci Interview (ECCO)

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Patrizio Carlucci Interview (ECCO)
Recently there was an interview with Patrizio Carlucci, the head of Innovation Lab ECCO a subsidiary of Danish shoemaker ECCO.  The lab is ECCO’s independent cross-disciplinary design studio. They create and deliver projects that focus on alternative production methods and new technologies. The l...
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ECCO Shoes Partnership

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ECCO Shoes Partnership
Footwear manufacturers aim for the perfect fit, perfect comfort, and ultimate performance. ECCO wants to customize shoes for each consumer rather than shoes designed for a standardized foot. For their quantified you (Quant-U) experiment they partnered with Dassault Systèmes who are dedicated to 3...
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ECCO's Quant-U Project

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ECCO's Quant-U Project
ECCO the leader in innovative comfort footwear and leather goods has taken up customized footwear. The project, Quant-U, revolves around developing customized 3D printed midsoles. The project is currently in the pilot phase and the service is only available at ECCO’s concept store in Amsterdam. E...
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ECCO's 3D Midsoles

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ECCO's 3D Midsoles
The footwear brand ECCO Shoes has revealed their augmented footwear project that has the company 3D printing customized midsoles in silicon using German RepRap machines. The company has been presenting their project alongside the German RepRap at formnext, which is powered by TCT. They want to ma...
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