3D printed consumer products have their own category in the 2019 3D Printing Industry Awards. Manufacturers of consumer goods are increasingly turning to 3D printing. The technology has been integrated into many areas, not only to elevate the design of such products but to accelerate and optimize mass production.
Let's have a look at the latest 3D printed consumer goods
1. Formlabs and Gillette created custom 3D printed razor handles
Formlabs, a Boston 3D printer developer and manufacturer, partnered with Gillette, a shaving supply and razor brand of Procter and Gamble, to produce custom 3D printed razor handles.
Through this project, the partners are aiming to give consumers razors that best suit their grooming preference, budget, look, colour, and style.
2.Carbon and Adidas running shoes
Adidas announced a partnership with Carbon for shoes with 3D printed midsoles called the Futurecraft 4D. Last year, the partners unveiled the AlphaEDGE 4D LTD running shoes featuring the midsoles produced using Carbon’s DLS technology.
3.3D printed e-commerce service & showerheads
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Voodoo Manufacturing, a New York-based 3D printing bureau, launched a new service, Fulfilled by Voodoo (FBV). This service connects directly to e-commerce storefronts in order for businesses to outsource all aspects of manufacturing, including 3D printing, assembly, and shipping.
Through FBV, Zooheads, a brand of Voodoo Manufacturing, is selling its 3D printed animal shower-heads. These shower-heads are 3D printed using FFF in a variety of colours from an eco-friendly PLA in 24-hours.
There are many 3D printed consumer goods that are new attractions for customers to purchase across fashion, beauty, sports, music and automotive.It will be definitely reaching new heights in market in the coming years...