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Innovation in Architecture, Construction, Real Estate and Transportation

Future Construction Machinery, Heavy Equipment Concept

Construction and mining equipment: Doosan concept excavator, Volvo future excavator, future bulldozer, concept wheel loader, future truck, concept truck crane, Hyundai construction equipment concept, future machines, amazing construction machinery.

Clay used with the Lutum extruders

The power of material use is a combination of physical appearance, its mechanical properties and the solution used for. Clay mixing The best clay to start with is Stoneware clay which needs to be mixed with water depending on nozzle size, print shape and cartridge size you have a wide variety of mixes you can…
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The benefits of 3D printing in construction

What are the benefits of 3D printing in construction? The new technology of 3D printing is set to leave the biggest impact as it continues to evolve and affect various industries across the spectrum. Studies have strongly shown that the construction industry is ready to take advantage of 3D printing and its benefits. One of…
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UA & BAM unveil 3D BUILDER freeform concrete 3D printer to make ‘Endless’ house

The east of Amsterdam has been absolutely packed with sustainable innovation projects since April 2016, when FabCity opened its doors. Featuring 50 pavilions operated by more than 400 students, professors, artists and creatives, all participants are trying to realize innovative solutions for urban problems and are showcasing them to the public. It’s also a fantastic…
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affordable housing

Affordable Housing

Four billion people around the world do not have access to decent housing, including 150 million in developed countries, and over 800 million live in slums. To address this need, LafargeHolcim is focusing on innovation to offer a range of affordable housing solutions to populations and governments, including microfinance, earth-cement building solutions, slum renovation, collective…
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If 3D-printed carbon fiber is the future, it’s already here

At the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan suggested an idea at once futuristic and intuitive: Automotive components should be quickly and easily replaceable with the help of a 3D printers. The IDx NISMO concept featured removable fenders that could be hypothetically upgraded with the proper conceptual hardware. One obvious implication was that a tech-savvy track…
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Carbon frame design for automotive body

Intrado concept car based on carbon-fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) tubes. “Floating” centre console beam connects passenger compartment and powertrain with carbon frame. Hyundai Motor Company, in cooperation with Lotte Chemical, Hyosung Corporation and Axon Automotive, has developed an innovative carbon frame for the automotive body of the Intrado concept car. This innovation is also the…
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STL and OBJ Files – Exporting, Viewing and Repairing Guide

What type of 3D printing file format do you use when you export your 3D model from the CAD software you work in? There is a multitude of file formats that 3D printing supports. However, the most popular are .STL and .OBJ files. These file formats are supported by most printing software and 3D printers.…
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Screws for Clay Printhead

Romanian source: http://arboricanelati.ro/snecuri-si-cilindri-de-injectie-si-extrudare/ The three left hand screws can be used in the WASP printhead. First two are standard roofing screws. The third one along is a masonry drill bit (with the end cut off) and I was interested to see if it could cope with rough clay that it has but I have not…
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Universal Paste Extruder for 3D Printers

Open Source Project: This universal paste extruder for RepRap and other 3D printers allows users to experiment with various pastes on 3D printers without the need for any air compressor equipment or valves, etc. Thanks to Richard Horne: http://richrap.blogspot.ro