2014

The 3D weaver is a loom specially designed for weaving in three dimensions.

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The Honeycomb weave is based on a simple hexagonal structure and can withstand impacts greater than 300g.
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The 0~90 degree pattern has a comfortable compressive quality and holds similar properties to soft injection foams found in shoe soles.
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The ZigZAG weave demonstrates auxetic behavior. The weave is light and extremely flexible.
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These are the primary early-explored structures that have many applications in medical, architecture, vehicle, aerospace, and sportswear industries.

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Press
Wired – July 2014
Dezeen – June 2014
Gizmodo – June 2014


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