This Startup Is Disrupting The Construction Industry With 3D-Printing Robots

Starting as a niche technology, 3D printing has been around for a long time. And talk of how this technology could transform the construction industry, largely theoretical, has long circulated, too. But now, thanks to young entrepreneurs Chris Kelsey and Fernando De los Rios, we can expect to see 3D printing robots on building sites rather than hundred of masons in Dubai, and around the world.

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This robot works six times faster than humans — and it’s putting jobs at risk

The time where we could speak about ‘robots taking our jobs’ at the future tense has passed. Many factories around the world are already replacing their workforce with robots — and it’s working out for them. Now, a new robot called SAM might revolutionize brick-laying, but it might also leave lots of people without a job.

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World’s first 3D-printed pedestrian bridge pops up in Madrid | Inhabitat

Behold, the world’s first 3D-printed pedestrian bridge. Inaugurated December 14 in the park of Castilla-La Mancha in Alcobendas, just south of Madrid in Spain, the 40-foot-long is made up of eight parts, each one comprising layers of fused concrete powder micro-reinforced with thermoplastic polypropylene.

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The one-armed robot that can lay 1,000 bricks an hour | Business Insider

Fastbrick Robotics has just released a new animation video of the Hadrian X, Australia’s next generation one-armed brick laying robot.The simulated commercial prototype acts like a giant 3D printer to build a house.

The Hadrian X is being built to do in an hour what would take two human bricklayers almost a day to complete. The truck-mounted, fully-automated bricklaying machine can lay up to 1,000 standard bricks an hour from a 30 metre boom.

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The Future of Concrete Printing with Imprimere AG – 3D Printing Industry

There is a growing popularity in 3D printed concrete forms in recent years, which has many people waiting for an age of 3D printed houses and buildings. Impremere AG is one company who is developing their own methods for printing in concrete.

Additive Manufacturing is known for its time and money saving abilities, and the printers at Imprimere are no different

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