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Emerging Objects a pioneering design and research company that specializes in 3D printed materials and objects for the built environment Ronald Rael www.emergingobjects.com


CAN DURABLE AND INEXPENSIVE ARCHITECTURAL COMPONENTS BE PRODUCED USING 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES?


CERAMIC, CEMENT, PAPER, WOOD & SALT








   








  


CEMENT


COST COMPARISON

Proprietary Powder Materials100 lbs = $2,800

Fiber-reinforced Cement100 lbs = $102

Proprietary Binder1 liter = $152

Fiber-reinforced Cement Binder 1 liter = $5.50


TYPICAL CONCRETE = 3,000psi

FIBER REINFORCED CEMENT POLYMER= 4,700spi


OUTCOMES


EXPENSE material costs up to 90% less than commercially available rapid prototyping materials create complex objects without formwork, which can cost up to 60% of the cost of casting

DURABILITY structural materials as strong as concrete using waterbased epoxies several times stronger than concrete and high tensile strengths possible using more advanced epoxies


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