Industry News & Updates on
3D Concrete Printing
Print Not Pour
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.
Printing Out a House
Author: Ray Newton, FBN
Published: April 04, 2021
Imagine standing with your architect and building contractor on a building lot on a Monday morning as they begin construction of your 1,500-square-foot, single-story home. You leave just as the three-man crew goes to work turning on a machine.
Industrial Engineers Craft First Plant-ready 3D Concrete Printer
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.
From Boring to Amazing
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.
How Does Concrete 3D Printing Work
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.
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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.