The Balance Prep Running Shoe with 3D-Printed midsole is about to launch. New balance announces on Thursday that they will start selling the first ever Balance Prep Running Shoe with 3D-Printed midsole by April next year, 2016.
Balance Prep Running Shoe with 3D-Printed midsole will definitely have to compete with Adidas who announced its own 3D-Printed running show last month.
New balance created its first ever 3D-Printed running shoe using 3D systems and plans to first launch it before in Boston making it available globally.
According to New balance, those attending the CES will be first to see the new 3D-Printed shoe with midsole and also be the first to pick a copy of the New Balance Prep Running Shoe in person.
The company claimed that they used ” the underfoot pressure from heel strikers” to come about the 3D-printed midsole designs which eventually feature more couchioning element in the areas of higher than average pressure.
They company uses the process called ” selective laser sintering” which help to convert power material into solid cross section, layer by layer with the help of laser.
The invention of New Balance Prep Running Shoe with 3D-printed midsole isn’t new in New balance company. Back in 2013, the company became the first ever company to have a track athlete, middle distance runner Jack Bolas, compete in 3D-printed spike plates.