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: Chris Jorgensen
Published: January 13, 2022
With the modern research of what we now understand as concrete, we can begin to delve even further into our history banks to start learning how the modern day has grappled with this miracle substance. In the grand stage of time, we don’t have to go back very far, though it will seem distant to us. But for what we consider to be the modern “what we use today” material, we only have to go back to 1824.
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.