View Full Version : Horse Gets Titanium Horseshoes Thanks to 3D Printing

10-19-2013, 08:50 PM
A lucky horse received new titanium horseshoes, thanks to the power of 3D printing Scientists with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation custom-designed the horseshoes, shown in the above video, with the hopes that they could improve performance in horse racing. See also: Printable, Foldable Shoes Could Solve World's Footwear Shortage Using a 3D scanner, scientists measured the horse’s hooves; then, shoes were 3D-printed and fitted onto the animal. The printing process took less than 24 hours, and cost around $600, according to creators.

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