Category Archives: Technical University of Munich

US Army creates new 3D printing concrete composite for rapid construction of buildings

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), a federal agency under the Department of Defense, has developed and patented a concrete composition that enables 3D printing for building components demanding high structural strength.   Using this composition, the USACE can potentially accelerate construction of buildings for a wider variety of military and civilian operations. Cement […]

TUM cracks construction of free-form 3D printed cement

As projects from the likes of Apis Cor, the IAAC, the U.S. Army and WinSun have proved, 3D printing is ripe for application in construction. In theory, in the future a robotic arm/gantry, water, and clay from the ground will be all the ingredients needed to build a house. Eradicating the high cost of labour […]

GE Additive opens $15 million Customer Experience Center in Munich

Expanding support for new and existing customers in Europe, GE Additive has launched its Customer Experience Center in Munich. The new 2,700 square meter facility is the first international center of this kind from GE. The chosen location also makes it neighbor to a number of other key players in the 3D printing industry, contributing to a […]

Oerlikon takes-off with additive manufacturing research partnerships in Russia and Germany

Swiss technology company Oerlikon (SWX:OERL) are strengthening their efforts in metal additive manufacturing through two research partnerships with international institutions. One agreement is signed with the …