Ten Full-Sized Houses Built In 24 Hours With The Help Of 3D Printers

Interested to know how exactly 3D-printing works or what it can do? What if I tell you that with 3D printing, you can make buildings. Yes, you heard me right. China’s private firm WinSun has used giant 3D printers to make 10 full-sized, detached single-storey houses in a day!

Houses Built By 3D Printers

The method of 3D printing has become more widely used in recent years. Manufacturers and designers have been able to make everyday items such as jewelry and furniture, as well as more specialized objects like industrial components.

Materials Used For Building Houses

But WinSun decided tp do something different and as a result, the company built 10 full-sized houses in a day with the help of 3D printers.

Process Of Making Houses By 3D Printer

Xinhua news agency has reported that WinSun used four 10m x 6.6m printers to spray a mixture of cement and construction waste to build the walls, layer by layer. The company used cheap materials used during the printing process.

3D printed homes are assembled

Ma Yihe, chief executive of WinSun said, “With the 3D printing, we recycle mine tailings into usable materials. And we can print buildings to any digital design our customers bring us. It’s fast and cheap.”

eco-friendly houses

Yihe also said that he hopes this 3D printers can be used to build skyscrapers in the future. No that, at present, Chinese construction regulations do not allow multi-storey 3D-printed houses.

3D Printers Made House

It’s been reported that each house can be printed for under $5,000. Here’s a video of for you guys.

Source: Xinhua News Agency
Thanks To: Design Boom

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Anatol Rahman is the Editor at TheTechJournal. He loves complicated machineries, and crazy about robot and space. He likes cycling. Before joining TheTechJournal team, he worked in the telemarketing industry. You can catch him on Google+.

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