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3D Systems introduces application for 3D Cube printer to allow printing directly onto textiles

Objects in different patterns and shapes are printed on special fabric which can be sewn onto clothing.

11th September 2015

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Rock Hill, SC

Clothing/​Footwear

3D Systems, a leading provider of 3D digital design and fabrication solutions, has announced the immediate availability of Fabricate, the company’s new fashion application that is said to reinvent textile design and pattern-making with 3D printing using the company's flagship Cube desktop 3D printer.

Fabricate is the first application of its kind for the fashion industry bringing customization through matching and mixing colourful filaments with fabrics for both the professional and home users, according to the manufacturer.

3D technology and fashion

"Fabricate is a celebration of 3D technology and fashion fusion, a completely new way of accessorizing that is accessible to everyone," said Annie Shaw Creative Director, 3DS. "3D Tech-Style printing lets fashion happen easily, enabling the creation of truly stunning attire. I can't wait to see how people use this technology to push the boundaries of fashion."

Objects in different patterns and shapes are printed on special fabric which can be sewn onto clothing and accessories for a customized, modernist look.

Fabricate comes in three different printed .textile designs that are exclusively available on Cubify.com representing three unique sewing projects. Each month 3DS plans to release a new set of .textile designs and projects, as well as unveil exciting collaborations with fashion designers that are mixing 3D technology with tradition.

Fabricate is the application bringing customization through matching and mixing colourful filaments with fabrics for both the professional and home users. © 3D Systems

3D Systems

3D Systems provides advanced and comprehensive 3D digital design and fabrication solutions, including 3D printers, print materials and cloud-sourced custom parts. Its ecosystem transforms industries by empowering professionals and consumers everywhere to bring their ideas to life using its vast material selection, including plastics, metals, ceramics and edibles.

3DS' leading personalized medicine capabilities include end-to-end simulation, training and planning, and printing of surgical instruments and devices for personalized surgery and patient specific medical and dental devices.

Its democratized 3D digital design, fabrication and inspection products are said to provide seamless interoperability and incorporate the latest immersive computing technologies.

www.3dsystems.com

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