chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours
apr 24, 2014

chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours

chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours
all images courtesy winsun new materials

 

 

 

winsun new materials, a chinese company based in suzhou, china, has managed to print 10 full-sized eco-friendly houses in just one day. measuring 200 square meters and costing $4,800 USD to build, each dwelling was created in under a few hours entirely out of recycled construction and industrial waste with an enormous 3D printer. instead of using bricks and mortar, the system extrudes a mix of high-grade cement and glass fiber material, layer by layer, similar to traditional rapid prototyping processes. using CAD for the architectural plan, calculated tracing paths consider insulation materials, plumbing, electrical lining and windows, which can later be outfitted once the rest of the structure is assembled.

 house-3d01

 the 3-D printer used for the construction measures 6.6 m x 10 m and is 150 m long

chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours

 construction overview

 

 

a video overviewing the 3D printing technology

chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours

the 3D printed homes are assembled in shanghai on site

 chinese company 3D prints 10 recycled concrete houses in 24 hours
 the process can print 10 full-sized eco-friendly houses in just one day

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3D printing process

 

source: WSJ

  • so you are the best in building industry

    samu uwimana says:
  • Man… I wish I was 20 years younger. This can be a game changer in so many markets. Fantastic potential. Good for him. Jim

    jimCan says:
  • Wonderful, exciting technology, very promising. But please use subtitles instead of dubbingtechnics in your promotion films… (see stopdubbing point net)

    Jelle van Buuren says:
  • Thats coolest tech i hv ever seen!!!!!!!

    aditya says:
  • Fantastic. We have and are using galvanised steel roll forming machinery to produce low cost housing in the Philippines. We would be interested to hear more and potentially purchase/import this technology to the UK where we have a current contract to build a 70 bed budget hotel and an apartment block of 80 apartments on one of our own sites in England. We would be interested to hear from anyone from Win Sun or Yingchuang New Materials .
    Regards

    James Wright
    Chairman
    LiveIn Quarters Ltd

    James Wright says:

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