Cable-driven robot monitors buildings as it prints them

Cable-driven robot monitors buildings as it prints them

Cogiro is a cable-driven robot that can not only 3D-print structures, but also monitor their status There have been a number of 3D-printing robots rolled out lately that can squirt out a house, but Tecnalia in collaboration with the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has come up with one that pays attention to what it’s doing. Called Cogiro, it is billed as the first cable-driven robot that can print large structural parts or even small buildings on site while monitoring if the work is drying properly. The Cogiro robot consists of a frame supporting the cable-driven working […]

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