Category Archives: ABB

TU Graz building the foundation for 3D printed houses

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)  in Austria is working on a project investigating the development of 3D printed concrete parts for construction. The Additive Fabrication of CONCRETE ELEMENTS BY ROBOTS (COEBRO) project is investigating the resource efficiency of using concrete with 3D printing. The aim of the project is to eventually implement technology into […]

3D Printing News Sliced Xometry, Relativity Space, Union Tech, Siemens, ABB

In this edition of Sliced 3D printing news digest a prop maker is arrested on a 3D printed gun charge; we look at 3D models in high definition; and manufacturers expand to meet materials demand. All this and more from Xometry, Relativity Space, Union Tech, Inc., ABB, Siemens. Xometry goes high definition The Maryland-based company Xometry, […]

MX3D’s 3D printed steel bridge gets smart and sensitive

Later in 2018, the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in Amsterdam is set to be graced with a 12 meter long 3D printed steel bridge, made by Robotic Additive Manufacturing (RAM) technology developer MX3D. Constructed using ABB robotic arms and WAAM technology, after installation the company has confirmed that a second, digital, bridge construction project will begin. MX3D […]

Autodesk opens multi million pound UK advanced manufacturing facility

Millions of pounds have been contributed to establish an Autodesk Advanced Manufacturing Facility (AMF) in the city of Birmingham in the UK. The AMF is Autodesk’s sixth technology center in the world, joining the likes of Australia’s Materials Lab, and the Pier 9 workshop in California. It is equipped with all the latest automated manufacturing technologies, […]

The Future of 3D Printing by Max Friefeld CEO of Voodoo Manufacturing

In this article looking at the future of 3D printing, Voodoo Manufacturing CEO Max Friefeld discusses the combination of automation with additive manufacturing, and how digital factories might change traditional business models. For the past 15 years, 3D printing has been in a transitional period. Originally used as a prototyping tool in a small number […]

3D printing helps bring the underground Crossrail to London

Crossrail, a £14.8 billion project to expand London’s underground train network, is using 3D printing in the construction of its tunnels. Competing alongside leading contractors including SKANSKA, BAM Nuttall and Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering, UK privately owned construction company Laing O’Rourke is using the technology to get the edge on tunnel building. Europe’s largest construction […]

Erstes tragendes Element aus dem Beton 3D Drucker

Das französische Startup xTreeE hat im Entwicklungszentrum LafargeHolcom in L’Ile d’Abeau, Nahe Lyon, eine Reihe von Betonmischungen für den 3D Druck getestet. Dabei wurden ausserdem zwei Projekte umgesetzt. Das Erste ist ein Pavillon in einer Schule in Zusammenarbeit mit Dassault Systèmes und ABB. Das Zweite ist eine vier Meter hohe Säule für den Innenhof einer […]

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