September 21, 2022

3D-printed drones work like bees to build and repair structures while flying

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2022-09-21 20:00:26

September 21, 2022

by Imperial College London

The technology, which has been tested in the lab, could ultimately be used for manufacturing and building in difficult-to-access or dangerous locations such as tall buildings or help with post-disaster relief construction, say the researchers.

3D printing is gaining momentum in the construction industry. Both on-site and in the factory, static and mobile robots print materials for use in construction projects, such as steel and concrete structures.

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