Potential applications in structural engineering

3D concrete printing

The processing of cementitious materials is at the technological core of modern construction. In recent years, new construction techniques such as 3D concrete printing have been developed that open up a plethora of opportunities and technological advancements such as eliminating the need for formwork (associated with considerable time and cost reductions), providing high geometrical flexibility and ensuring low dependency on skilled labor. However, the main significance and revolutionary potential of 3D concrete printing is seen in the context of Construction Industry 4.0 since it offers a...

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