Innovation in Architecture, Construction, Real Estate and Transportation

V-Slot Modular Building Block

OpenBuilds V-SLOT is a high quality extruded aluminum profile building block that has an extremely smooth linear v groove rail on all 4 sides. It is precise, easy to work with and allows you unlimited design control through it is modular nature. How does it work? Building with V-Slot is much like working with lumber.…
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Selective Laser Melting Technology

EP-M250 SLM 3D Printer Selective Laser Melting technology (SLM) Using the low power laser can directly melt elemental or alloy metal powder material, and can prototype an arbitrary complex structure and close to 100% density metal parts without cutter or tooling. Material utilization rate is high, making cost lower The build part forms layer after…
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3D metal printing technology without the compromise

Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) is a revolutionary process technology that uses sound to merge layers of metal drawn from featureless foil stock. The process produces true metallurgical bonds with full density and works with a variety of metals. The patented technology has several unique capabilities: SOLID-STATE BOND The ultrasonic welding technology can be accomplished at…
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The 3D Printing Welder

Steel this printer Michigan Tech scientists build an affordable 3D metal printer Until recently, 3D printing has been a polymer affair, with most people printing out plastic consumer goods ranging from tent stakes to chess sets. Joshua Pearce and his team have built a printer that could add hammers to that list. Using under $1,500…
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3D Printer’s Twist May Shape Homebuilding

Moving along a 33-foot-long rail, a large, industrial-scale robot works with a 3D printer to extrude plastic and carbon-fiber that forms an intricate lattice that will become the core of a wall, a task that may open home building and other structures to new and cheaper construction methods. The rapid development of 3D printing, digital,…
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Bio Concrete – 3D Printed Material

Self-healing of Concrete by Bacterial Mineral Precipitation Image courtesy of Repairing cracks in concrete structures is a time consuming, costly but necessary business. TU Delft is researching how the self-healing capacity of concrete structures can be improved by using calcite-precipitating bacteria and what conditions are necessary for these bacteria to thrive. Crack prevention Although…
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An Army of Robots Building as a Unit

An army of robots are involved in 33d printing building unit by the Institute of Advance Architecture of Catalonia. This is a new concept and quite possibly points the way forward for the industry. Instead of one large printer, the Minibuilders use an army of smaller machines that are the size of desktop printers. The…
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Crazy Magic Stone

What is Crazy Magic Stone? Patent mixture technology, proceed flexible stone material, with its raw material silica and silicate mixed with special fiber and green nanometer additive. Crazy Magic Stone is a new type of artificial stone material that can replace traditional stone in construction decoration. It is made from nature material and can be…
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Why a 3D Printed House?

People’s Style of Building a House In the Design Phase… You make a sketch, then erase everything and start to build without a plan and blueprint. The result? Quite different than expected… usually a much bigger house than you need and costs are at least double! Classical Style… You build brick plus concrete heavy construction,…
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A Robot that Grows the Food You Need

A Robot That Grows All The Food You Need In Your Own Backyard. Planting and maintaining your own vegetable garden just got extremely easy now. Source: Bored Panda