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3D Printed Technology

Alan Wood & Partners 3D PRINTED TECHNOLOGY A house has recently been printed and fitted in less than 24 hours for just over £7,000, proving the technology's 'print-on-demand' qualities. This infographic shows that in areas of waste reduction, speed, safety and cost efficiency, 3D printing could be the future's alternative to traditional construction methods. HOW DOES IT WORK? In recent years advancements in technology mean that it is now possible to use a digital file to create three dimensional, solid objects. The process works by laying down consecutive layers of concrete 'ink' until the building is fully rendered. BENEFITS OF 3D PRINTING Saves up to 60% of Production times 000 construction waste. decreased by up to 70%. Cost of labour Allows for reduced by up to 80%. 3D printing customisation of products. This provides the opportunity for has become more cost efficient than labour in many third individuals to add personalisation to designs. world countries. An employment increase due to the Speed and low cost 3D printed rise in demand for construction engineers to build 3D printers and technicians to makes it a great candidate to help solve the growing housing crisis. maintain and repair them. PRINCIPLE DESIGNER A principal designer is the designer appointed by the client to take control over the pre-construction phase of a construction project. A principle designer may be delegated in the earliest stages of a 3D printing project from concept design through to coordinating health and safety in the pre-construction phase. Alan Wood & Partners operate throughout the UK and have a dedicated, experienced and qualified site professionals team, including principal designers, whose specialist expertise covers a wide range of civil engineering disciplines, delivering projects on behalf of clients in a variety of sectors. Alan Wood & Partners have six offices across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region - Hull, Lincoln, London, Scarborough, Sheffield and York. Established in Hull in the 1960's, Alan Wood & Partners provide a comprehensive range of engineering services to the construction industry. Alan Wood & Partners are proud to deliver outstanding customer care, delivered by specialist teams, with the skills and experience required. Alan Wood & Partners +1

3D Printed Technology

shared by ObjectiveCreative on Nov 16
A house has recently been printed and fitted in less than 24 hours for just over £7,000, proving the technology’s ‘print-on-demand’ qualities. This infographic shows that in areas of waste red...


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