Category Archives: Technical University of Munich

TUM undergoes testing of 3D printed façade for Munich’s Deutsches Museum

Associate Professor Moritz Mungenast from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and David Wolfertstetter Architektur (DWA), a German Architectural firm, are collaborating to design a 3D printed façade for the entrance of the Deutsches Museum in Munich. Made from transparent plastic the 3D printed low-tech building façade is a result of the Mungenast team’s “Fluid Morphology” […]

Interview: Dr. Christian Haecker, Head of Additive Manufacturing Industrialization, Oerlikon

The 2nd Munich Technology Conference on Additive Manufacturing (MTC2) takes place this week, where industry experts from all over the world will discuss the industrialization of 3D printing. 3D Printing Industry will be returning to Munich for this year’s event, held at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). In advance of MTC2, I caught up […]

Interview: Dr. Christian Haecker, Head of Additive Manufacturing Industrialization, Oerlikon

The 2nd Munich Technology Conference on Additive Manufacturing (MTC2) takes place this week, where industry experts from all over the world will discuss the industrialization of 3D printing. 3D Printing Industry will be returning to Munich for this year’s event, held at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). In advance of MTC2, I caught up […]

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 …