Introduction to 3D Concrete Printing (3DCP) Training
This 3D Concrete Printing Course provides learners with the fundamentals of 3DCP including the equipment, the processes, the materials, the opportunities, and limitations of the printer.
Date: 28th July
Duration: 1 Day
Location: Drogheda, Co. Louth
This training is eligible for up to 100% funding from the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre of Excellence. Make an Enquiry to see if you qualify for funding.
- History of 3DCP
- Science behind the principles of 3DCP
- Equipment required for 3DCP
- The Materials used in 3DCP
- Preparation for the Print (including software)
- The Process of the Print
- Cleaning of the equipment
- Future of 3DCP
- A basic grounding in 3D Concrete Printing
- An awareness of the importance of materials in the process
- Enhanced knowledge on the Printing Process
- Awareness of the current applications of the technology globally and the business case and potential for its application in Ireland
About the Trainer:
Future Cast is an Innovation, Education, and R&D centre focussed on the Construction and Quarrying industries. We work with companies in these sectors and throughout their manufacturing supply chains on projects to increase the adoption of advanced technology and processes. We are a non-profit organisation with a remit to research and disseminate technologies in Industry 4.0 to our member companies. We help solve pressing issues with our accumulated knowledge and expertise in industries automation, innovation, and funding.
Harcourt Technologies Limited is the sole distributor of COBOD 3D Construction Printers and equipment within the territories of the republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the north of the United Kingdom. We supply a range of machines for use in the printing of both mortar and concrete structures. Our team draws from over 20 years’ experience in architecture, development and traditional 3D additive manufacturing.
Future Cast and HTL are partners on the first 3D Concrete Printer in Ireland and are at the cutting edge of 3DCP research in Europe and the world. This 3D concrete printing training programme is the first of its kind in Ireland and aims to help Irish architects, construction professionals and engineers understand the benefits and challenges of the technology.