Europe’s largest 3D printer eyes printed two-storey house

Belgian construction company C Camp with Europe’s largest 3D printer just for one time printed a two-storey house. Pack size of 9.75 x 9.75 m. unlike his many “brothers” as ink for printing it uses special concrete specially designed for layering.

3D technology of construction of houses has a number of advantages over traditional: besides the much higher pace of construction it allows to achieve significant savings of construction materials and General cost reduction.

According to the project Manager of the Mari Aerts, instead of rebar and concrete added special fibers, also eliminated the need for formwork. As a result, the company saved about 60 % of the material, time and financial resources.

While this two-storey house with an area of nearly 300 sqm is an experimental model more than ready for the life of the building. However, it is already possible to equip with all necessary for comfortable living, including solar panels and Underfloor heating.

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