World’s Largest 3D Printed Coral Reef Now Resides in the Maldives

3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed coral reef 3d printed reef coral reef Maldives Reef Design Lab Summer IslandCoral reefs are important not only to the millions of species that live in them, but to humans as well. Reefs protect coastlines from storm surges during violent storms, and they also offer a great. View the entire article via our website.

In the Face of Climate Change: Saving Coral Reefs with 3D Printing


Alex Goad’s MARS structure, made with 3D printing. On the left, the structure upon installation in the Maldives. Read the whole entry. » » usage

3D Printing News Sliced, EOS, Siemens, 3DGence, Renishaw, Evolve Additive Solutions

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This edition of our 3D printing news digest Sliced follows the latest developments in strategic collaboration between EOS and Siemens; commercialization of Evolve Additive Solutions’ STEP technology; and the installation of the largest 3D printed coral reef in the Maldives.

Adidas Made an Ocean-Plastic Shoe You Can Actually Buy

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It’s yet another sign of Adidas’ willingness to take risks, especially with sustainability innovations and emerging technologies like 3D printing. They’re water-based prints and, similar to the UltraBoost Uncaged Parley, made from recycled ocean plastic.

Worlds largest 3D printed reef installed at Summer Island Maldives


3D Printing ApplicationsAs an important source of Earth’s most diverse ecosystems, coral reefs sustain 25% of the world’s marine life. Yet as climate change continues to drive a deadly underwater heatwave, these brilliant calcium carbonate structures are perishing rapidly, along with the countless species they sustain.