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3D printed shoes

3D printers are pretty awesome tools for prototyping objects. Now some people are also using hem to make shoes. People who like going clubbing with yellow skinpaint, apparently.

Goofy shot aside, it's an interesting use since you can customize the shoe for your foot perfectly, but the look of something that's 3D printed will likely get old quickly.

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Picture of 3D printed shoes
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tim_n7 years ago
But why colour the person yellow?
amando96 tim_n7 years ago
 She's asian
Kirbsome! tim_n7 years ago
Because they can.
If you could, you should.
FastEd887 years ago
What about Carbon Fiber? I'm sure it can be done!

Fast Ed
BECKBERRY7 years ago
sweet pumps
piaferre7 years ago
 I've seen a person standing on a 3d printed model but I wouldn't recomend this as a production solution.
aringe7 years ago
The price of RP won't out weight the benefit of form fitted shoes, those heels probably cost about $800. (assuming SLS Polyamide, what it looks like)
drakesword7 years ago
On the side: you can print with the 3d printer then cast with metal so strength wouldn't be an issue . . . only weight
Kiteman7 years ago
Hmmm...

No shot of them being walked in?

Cool as they look, what kind of plastic are they printed from?  How strong is it?
Jayefuu Kiteman7 years ago
Wikipedia says SLS can be used on polymers, including nylon and polystyrene.
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