Italy’s Footwear Polytechnic Lab Parters with RepRap

Published by , December 5, 2017 1:07 pm

( The Footwear Polytechnic of Rivera del Brenta is getting ahead with its recent partnership with 3D printer manufacturer German RepRap. The collaboration saw the launch of the Polytechnic’s FFLab, a digital laboratory that specializes in new 3D scanning and 3D printing technology. Things have done nothing but get better with for the institute, who is determined to combine Italian shoemaking with the technology of the future. Innovations can take hold through the success of their FFLab. The Laboratory is dedicated to offering Italian and international companies plenty of opportunities for product development. One method they use is designing footwear components in digital format using 3D CAD technology, then 3D printing the prototype on their German RepRap x400 PRO V3.

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