Spanish Company Launches World’s First 3D-Printed Climbing Shoes.
3D-printed climbing shoes for climbers using thermoplastic polyurethane material, which is bruise resistant. According to the article, the Spanish company of the world’s first 3D-printed climbing shoes is called IZI. The shoes were designed in collaboration with a Spanish 3D printing company called HP 3D.
The shoes are called IZI Climbing, and the process is called Multi Jet Fusion, which allows for high customization and precision. As mentioned by the company, the shoes are designed to offer high performance, convenience, and durability. One of the critical features of the IZI Climbing shoes is the use of 3D printing technology to create a unique lacing system. The laces are printed directly onto the shoe’s upper, allowing for a more precise fit and better rock control.