Crawler the printer is able to build buildings
Specialists Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have created a tracked robot with which you can build objects of any size, in particular the walls of the buildings.
It is reported that the technology used in the project, resembles 3D printing, but in this case, the nozzle of the device is the mechanical “hand” and not inside the case, as 3D printers. It is, in the words of., gives the device the ability to impose layers of material to the area of virtually any size.
The robot is also equipped with two solar panels with a capacity of 100 watts, which feed the primary and secondary batteries. During preliminary tests, researchers built the Foundation of the dome structures with a height of 3.6 meters and a diameter of 15 meters.
As the main construction material used mounting foam, thereby creating a form suitable for the subsequent pour of concrete of the same robot.
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