New 3D Printing Cement Developed by Japanese Leaders Taisei & Taiheiyo

While additive manufacturing processes have made huge strides in applications like automotive and aerospace, allowing for functional, lightweight parts to be made for cars and even rockets, and bioprinting in…

Machine Learning & Geopolymers: 3D Printing for Construction

Ali Bagheri and Christian Cremona explore complexities in digital fabrication, sharing their findings in the recently published ‘Formulation of mix design for 3D printing of geopolymers: A machine learning approach.’…

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Mobile Robotic System 3D Prints Single-Piece Concrete Structures

The scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have spent a lot of time and energy over the last few years researching construction 3D printing with concrete materials. Two…

GE Renewable to 3D Print Larger Wind Turbine Bases On-site

Wind turbines can be extremely effective but they must be able to stand up to the elements, meaning that finding the correct materials for long-term use can be challenging. Currently,…

Pikus Concrete Teams Up with Sika to Expand Concrete 3D Printing in the US

“3D Printing Coming Soon” is one of the latest announcements on the Pikus Concrete website, showing a commitment to digital fabrication that may be sweeping the industry due to a…

Czech Republic: 3D Printed Home to Be Anchored on Pontoon Boat

The construction industry is ripe with potential for enjoying all the benefits of 3D printing—from innovative hardware and futuristic-looking robotics to complex software and a variety of materials and robust…

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Belgian Construction Group Designates BESIX 3D to Specialize in Concrete 3D Printing

Motivated by its continued interests in offering niche solutions, Belgian construction company BESIX Group has created BESIX 3D, focused on concrete 3D printing. Born from an idea ‘shortlisted’ by Unleash—an…

Sustainable Cabin Built on 3D-Printed Concrete Stilts from Infested Ash Wood

Our house had several ash trees in the front and back yard while I was growing up, and we lost three of them due to various acts of nature. Ash…

3D Printing in Construction: Cementitious Materials & Fiber Reinforced Mortar

Pshtiwan Nasruldeen Shakor recently submitted a thesis, ‘Investigation of Cementitious Materials and Fibre Reinforced Mortar in 3D Printing,’ to the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and…

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