The initiators of the betonprintlocatie his construction company Bam Infra and betonmaker Weber Beamix. In the initiative, other parties involved, including the Technical University of Eindhoven. Together manufactured they already have a printed bicycle bridge in the village of Gemert (North Brabant), a world first. In the new plant will use the technology when it was developed.Read also VIDEO. This bridge is made with 3D-printer, 3D-houses
On the order book are now multiple printing fietsbruggen. Also, within a short time, 3D-houses, printed, among other in the Eindhoven district of Zwolle. This year is the first 3D-house was erected.
The initiators are convinced that the 3D-betonprinter a commotion going concerns in the construction industry. With a 3D-printer can easily be made with a traditional method of construction is very labour intensive. Build with the new technique is faster and is also more environmentally friendly. Also woningmarktdeskundigen think that this is a solution to the large demand for affordable homes.Five employees
In the factory in Eindhoven go yet five people to work. “The robot works completely automatic, but for now, we continue with it”, says Pieter Bakker, who as project manager of Bam Infra in the factory is working. the
According to managing director Henk Post of Bam Infra, there are enough orders for the factory to make it run. ”Except for the houses and fietsbruggen that we are going to build, we have a lot of interest from organisations in the public sector. I expect there is certainly a number of orders. At the same time, we look at the company or parts for traditional buildings better here.”