According to Professor Jay Sanjayan, the Swinburne University of Technology,” Each block of this freestanding structure is printed using a special cement composite. Rather than factory conditions, we have to print out in the weather.
Instead of a few kilos of materials, we have to handle tonnes. And although we don’t need the same accuracy as the aerospace industry, we have to trade that for the low cost.”
According to New China TV,” 3D Printing is getting real in construction. China’s first 3D-printed pedestrian bridge will open to the public in a park next January. With a designed lifespan of 3 decades, the bridge took the engineers only 35 days to print out”.
According to Cartridge World, “3D printing also has the ability to create particularly fine details on its products, which could be useful in building artificial coral reefs to replace those lost by rising water temperatures and “inconsiderate tourist behaviour”. Previously, biologists have dropped concrete blocks into shallow waters in the hope of recreating reefs, yet studies have shown much marine life prefers surfaces with small holes and crevices to give protection from predators something 3D printing would be able to create”.
According to one of Structo, A revolution in dental chairside 3D printing. The world’s first desktop 3D printer with autonomous post-processing. Enabling same day dental appliances with just the push of a button. This is biocompatible dental 3D printing material. The Structo Velox will open up a whole new range of dental applications that can now work with our lightning-fast Mask Stereolithography (MSLA) technology”.
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