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The Mighty Studio can be 3D-printed in 24 hours or less
3D-printed houses aren’t just proof-of-concepts anymore. A company called mighty buildings is already selling and delivering their 3D-printing dwellings in California, with plans to expand into other territories in the future.We’ve covered 3D-printed buildings before, but Mighty Buildings sets itself apart from the competition in a handful of different ways, most obviously with their material.
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While other companies have been using concrete-based printing materials, what Mighty Buildings uses is more of a synthetic stone. The material cures almost instantly under UV light, hence the UV light panels on either side of the print head. Mighty Buildings’ synthetic stone material cures under UV light.
The material cures quick enough to be printed horizontally without support, allowing for the printing of complex shapes and structures.While several companies pursuing 3D-printed construction have been gunning to print a house in 24 hours without interruption, Mighty Buildings co-founder Sam Ruben tells me they’ve achieved it partly because of their prefabricated approach.Instead of doing their printing onsite as …
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