Construction 3D Printing

New Modular Concrete 3D Printer Unveiled by RIC

In a move set to shake-up the additive construction (AC) landscape, RIC Technology has launched the RIC-M1 PRO concrete 3D printer at World of Concrete 2024. RIC promises that its…

SikSika Nation to Receive 3D Printed Housing Community in Canada

In Canada, the soaring prices of homes have become one of the if not the biggest political issue at the moment, sparking widespread interest in possible solutions like 3D printing…

Indian Billionaire Family 3D Prints Office in 40 Hours

Additive construction (AC) is exploding at what seems like an unexpected rate. A technology that once seemed like novelty is now being deployed for numerous tangible projects. One area of…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 24, 2023: EBAM, DLS, & 2GL, Construction, & More

In this Christmas Eve edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with EBAM, DLS, and Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography (2GL) 3D printing news. Moving on, Airtech Advanced Materials Group is…

California Energy Commission Awards $5M to 3D Printed Homebuilder Mighty Buildings

Mighty Buildings, the Oakland-based additive construction (AC) firm specializing in prefabricated, climate-resilient homes, has been awarded a $5 million GFO-22-305 grant from the California Energy Commission. In partnership with Lawrence…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 2, 2023: Metal Powder, Additive Construction, & More

We’re kicking things off with business in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, as Mintek, South Africa’s national mineral research organization, has acquired an AMAZEMET machine. Then we move on to…

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Iowa Demolishes Its First 3D Printed Home

In May 2023, the city of Muscatine, Iowa embarked on an ambitious plan to construct 3D printed homes. The weekend before Thanksgiving, the first such home was demolished. This project,…

3D Printing News Briefs, November 25, 2023: Housing, Seed Funding, & More

We’re starting with additive construction news in this Thanksgiving weekend edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to seed funding and a Memorandum of Understanding. Finally, we’ll…

Around the World in 3D Printed Buildings

As the world embraces innovation and technological advancements, the realm of construction is undergoing a revolutionary transformation. 3D printing, a technology once confined to smaller-scale objects, has now expanded its…

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US Army Blows up 3D Printed Buildings in Latest Tests

At Camp Atterbury, Indiana, in October 2023, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) demonstrated blast testing of concrete structures built with additive construction (AC) techniques to other members of…

3D Printing Lunar Highways with a Pinch of Sun and Dust

Lunar infrastructure projects, including several aimed at creating roads on the Moon, are already underway. Building on these initiatives, a new research effort led by the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 28, 2023: Software Add-On, Heat Exchangers, Milling, & More

We’ve got news about an acquisition and a collaboration to start off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, before moving on to two stories about additive manufacturing software. Then there’s a…

Detroit Is Home to Michigan’s First 3D Printed House

Michigan has welcomed its first 3D printed home, an unassuming avocado-colored, one-story structure situated in Detroit’s Islandview neighborhood. Led by the local nonprofit Citizen Robotics, the endeavor serves as a…

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Mighty Buildings to 3D Print Visitors Center alongside Buckminster Fuller’s Dome Home

Mighty Buildings, the Oakland-based additive construction (AC) firm specializing in prefabricated, climate-resilient homes, has partnered with the R. Buckminster Fuller Dome Home Not-For-Profit to 3D print a visitors center and…

US Department of Defense Buys MX3D WAAM Metal 3D Printer

Dutch firm MX3D, renowned for Amsterdam’s 3D printed bridge, has successfully secured a deal to provide an M1 Metal AM System to the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) of…

3DPOD Episode 173: Construction 3D Printing with Philip Lund-Nielsen, COBOD

Philip Lund-Nielsen entered the world of desktop 3D printing as a co-founder of a Danish reseller. Impressively, that reseller underwent a significant transformation to become COBOD, now one of the…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 21, 2023: 3D Printed Molds, Bridges, & More

We’ll kick things off in 3D Printing News Briefs with business, and then move on to critical spare parts for the battleground, an analysis of 3D printed vs. wood molds,…

Dubai Creates World’s First 3D Printed Construction Certification System

Keeping with its historical embrace of 3D printing, Dubai has another feather for its cap: It has become the first city on Earth to adopt a certification system for additive…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 14, 2023: Smart Gloves, Architectural Ceramics, & More

We’re starting off 3D Printing News Briefs with research about vat photopolymerization for high viscosity resin, and then 3D printed smart mesh gloves. Robotics and 3D printing in architectural ceramics…

60 Minutes Airs ICON’s Vision for Construction 3D Printing on Earth and Beyond

Is the world of construction witnessing a groundbreaking transformation with the advent of 3D printing technology? Jason Ballard, CEO of ICON, a Texas-based company, believes it is. He recently sat…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 7, 2023: 3D Printed Submarine Parts, Model Sharing, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Bartlett Maritime Corporation and Additive Engineering Solutions are 3D printing submarine parts, and Bambu Lab is launching a new model 3D sharing site. Then…

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Alquist 3D & the State of Colorado to Build a Foundation for 3D Printed Housing: Interview with CEO Zachary Mannheimer

No matter how much progress is made in printing with concrete, additive construction (AC) may always be the wild card of the additive manufacturing (AM) sector. So much the better:…

Construction and Electronics 3D Printing: Specialty AM Applications at AMS 2024

The 2024 Additive Manufacturing Strategies (AMS) event is rapidly approaching, and anticipation is reaching fever pitch within the 3D printing community. Scheduled for February 6-8, this seventh edition of the…

3D Printing News Briefs, October 4, 2023: Advanced Ceramics, Tooling Study, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Germany’s largest AM bureau has invested in Dimensionics Density’s technology, 3DCeram Sinto and Sintx Technologies are collaborating to develop materials and technologies for advanced…