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3D Printing as a Construction Process for Structural Members

Author(s):

Kaninik Baradi , CEPT University, Ahmedabad

Keywords:

3D Printing, Concrete, Plastics Construction

Abstract

In-situ 3d printing is an innovative technology which carries the potential to revolutionise the way construction is being done in India and the world. This paper identifies the techniques used for 3d printing and the sensitivity of the process towards the material being moulded. Few cases of 3d printing have been illustrated as example applications. The paper also explores the advantages, limitations and scope of research in the Indian context.

Other Details

Paper ID: HABTP003
Published in: Conference 5 : Habitat Conclave 2016
Publication Date: 19/02/2016
Page(s): 10-16

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