Industry News & Updates on
3D Concrete Printing
Author: Shawna Chen
Published: April 05, 2021
3D-printing has revolutionized manufacturing, but changing an industry that still clings to sticks and nails might be harder.
Author: Taylor Larsen, Utah Construction and Design Magazine
Published: April 05, 2021
It’s always fun to see the old mix with the new—especially with concrete (no pun intended). But hearing that concrete can be “printed” with a giant robot required a double-take. After watching the new technology in action, it’s possible we’re coming up to an era where construction companies will be asking for their concrete to be printed, not poured.
Author: Concrete News
Published: May 06, 2019
Robotics and manufacturing automation specialist USABotics cites commercial debut of 3D concrete printing equipment in the North American market through a new entity, MudBots, and charter model. The MudBots 664 Concrete Printer consists of a rectangular, gantry-like CNC (computer numerical control) table whose robotic devices operate on XYZ axes to place low slump mixes in cord-like layers or beads through round nozzles—at rates up to 340 inches per minute.
Author: Bradley A. Alaniz and Jed Macosko
Published: May 21, 2019
Robotic swarms specially adapted to operate in austere environments could be useful responses to natural and man-made disasters
Author: Jay Sanjayan, Professor, Swinburne University
Published: November 14, 2018
Construction is one of the largest industries in the world economy – worth A$10 trillion globally (equivalent to 13% of GDP). But construction has suffered for decades from remarkably poor productivity compared to other sectors. While agriculture and manufacturing have increased productivity 10-15 times since the 1950s, construction remains stuck at the same level 80 years ago.
Author: Leo Gregurić, All 3DP
Published: August 23, 2018
Concrete 3D printing is the shiny new tool in the toolbox of architects and construction companies. It offers a quick and cost-efficient way of building homes. Here is an introduction explaining how concrete 3D printing works, different concrete 3D printing applications, and what the benefits and limitations are.
Author: Mark Clement
Published: September 13, 2019
The company, MudBots 3D Concrete Printing, prints houses, bridges, pillars, statues, “fences,” water features, signage, and planters. The future is here.
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Robotics and manufacturing automation specialist USABotics cites commercial debut of 3D concrete printing equipment in the North American market through a new entity, MudBots, and charter model.