New flexible materials pave the way for 3D-printed clothing

Most 3D-printed objects are made out of rigid plastic or resin materials that aren’t necessarily ideal for every project.  This experimental material, which is dyed black and called Rubber-like, is priced at €2 (US$2.60) per cubic centimeter, which is more expensive than other options. However, this is one of the few materials available that frees designers to incorporate shock absorption and structural elasticity into their models, gadgets, and functional objects.  Both i.Materialise and Shapeways are offering this type of flexible material for a limited time.
Read more from gizmag (June 3, 2013)