Skanska’s 6-axis 3D printing robot makes concrete cladding, attracts interest from UK companies

Skanska's 6-axis 3D printing robot makes concrete cladding, attracts interest from UK companies

Swedish construction company Skanska, alongside a group of partners that includes Foster + Partners, Tarmac, ABB, and Loughborough University, is using a six-axis robotic arm to 3D print concrete. It has received a grant from Innovate UK to industrialize the process. Skanska is working with Loughborough University and other partners to develop concrete 3D printing technology It was all the way back in 2014 when we reported on multinational construction company Skanska working with the UK’s Loughborough University to develop a concrete 3D printing robot . The world was a simpler place then: the consumer 3D printing market was […]

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