CSIRO researcher, Chad Henry, presents the new race shoes to the horse
The titanium shoes were half the weight of aluminum horseshoes
The horseshoes were based on a digital scan of the horse's hooves
CSIRO printed a set of four bespoke racing horseshoes in a few hours
Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has created a set of bespoke titanium horseshoes for a Melbourne race horse using additive 3D printing. According to CSIRO, this is a first for horse racing and demonstrates the potential for the technology.
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