Additive Manufacturing in Construction
AMC TRR 277

Research Summary Report

Research Summary Report A05

Integration of Individualized Prefabricated Fibre Reinforcement in Additive Manufacturing with Concrete [10.06.2022] Rothe, Tom; Doctoral researcher, t.rothe@tu-braunschweig.de, TU Braunschweig, Institute for Mechanics and Adaptronics (IMA) Prof. Hühne, Christian; Project Leader, Christian.Huehne@tu-braunschweig.de, TU Braunschweig, Institute for Mechanics and Adaptronics (IMA)  The individual integration of fibre reinforcement into large concrete components produced by Additive Manufacturing (AM) allows new design freedoms and reduces concrete consumption due to the lower cover height. The project A05 develops strategies to integrate freely formable reinforcement strands for …

Published on 10. June 2022
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Research Summary Report A06

Laser Powder-Bed Fusion (LPBF) of Steel Elements for Construction – Basics of Design and Mechanical Resilience [03.06.2022] Wenzler, David; Doctoral researcher; david.wenzler@tum.de Technical University of Munich, Institute for Machine Tools and Industrial Management Diller, Johannes; Doctoral researcher; johannes.diller@tum.de, Siebert, Dorina; Doctoral researcher; dorina.siebert@tum.de Technical University of Munich, Chair of Metal Structures   The project A06 aims to explore and evaluate the factors influencing the manufacturing of safe and durable structural steel elements by Powder Bed Fusion of Metals using a …

Published on 3. June 2022
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Research Summary Report A04

Integrated Additive Manufacturing Processes for Reinforced Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) Elements with Precise Surface Quality [25.05.2022] David, Martin; Doctoral Researcher, m.david@tu-braunschweig.de  TU Braunschweig, Institute for Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF)   Project A04 aims to investigate cooperative Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes based on Shotcrete 3D Printing (SC3DP) for the production of material-efficient, force-optimized, reinforced, load-bearing concrete components with precise surface quality and geometrical precision. The goal is to produce large-scale concrete elements using significantly lower amounts of reinforcement and …

Published on 25. May 2022
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Research Summary Report A07

Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of complex individualized steel components [20.05.2022] Jahns, Hendrik; Doctoral researcher Unglaub, Julian, Senior researcher Institute of Steel Structures, Technische Universität Braunschweig In project A07 the design, manufacturing and mechanical performence of complex individualized WAAM steel nodes for use in construction is investigated. A new method is developed to design force flow optimized steel nodes as connectors between semi-finished parts and anchorage structures considering the manufacturing possibilities of the WAAM-process and the resulting material behaviour. …

Published on 20. May 2022
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Research Summary Report A08

Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF) [13.05.2022] Asshoff, Carsten; Doctoral researcher;carsten.asshoff@wki.fraunhofer.de Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut WKI The main goal of the project ’A08 – Structural Timber by Individual Layer Fabrication (ILF)’ is to develop a process to additively manufacture large-scale, wood composite objects with a maximum content of wood material and strength values suited for applications in construction. In the course of the project multiple process variants and material combinations are explored. For this, the necessary machinery …

Published on 13. May 2022
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Research Summary Report B04

Process Control and Adaptive Path Planning for Additive Manufacturing Processes Based on Industrial Robots with an Extended Degree of Freedom [06.05.2022] Ekanayaka, Virama; Doctoral researcher, v.ekanayaka@tu-braunschweig.de TU Braunschweig, Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF) Hürkamp, André; Project Leader, a.huerkamp@tu-braunschweig.de TU Braunschweig, Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology (IWF)   The integration of robot-guided additive manufacturing in the construction industry increases the degree of automation and can thus lead to an increased productivity and increased component quality. In …

Published on 6. May 2022
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Research Summary Report C06

Integration of Additive Manufacturing in the Construction Process [29.04.2022] Mawas, Karam; Doctoral researcher Gerke, Markus; Project leader Maboudi, Mehdi; Associated scientist Riedel, Björn; Associated scientist all: TU Braunschweig, Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry (IGP)   In order to ensure a robust process is followed and the printed object adheres faithfully to the designed model, continuous and automatic data capturing and inspection of the process is required. As a result, quality control would ensure the original vision of the designer comes …

Published on 29. April 2022
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Research Summary Report A07

Wire and Arc Additive Manufacturing (WAAM) of complex individualized steel components [22.04.2022] Müller, Christoph; doctoral researcher, TU Braunschweig, Institute for Structural Design (ITE)   The aim of TP A07 is the design, the manufacturing and the testing of complex individualized steel components by means of WAAM. That contains the fundamental investigation of design and the design process for WAAM components. For the manufacturing of steel components by WAAM, stable and reliable processes for basic geometries are qualified and based on that, …

Published on 27. April 2022
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Research Summary Report A03

Extrusion of Near-Nozzle Mixed Concrete – Individually Graded in Density and in Rate of 3D Fibre Reinforcement [15.04.2022] Authors: Dahlenburg, Maximilian;  Researcher Fottner, Johannes; Project Leader all: TUM, Chair of Materials Handling, Material Flow, Logistics A03 has the main goal to make graded concrete extrusion possible. Therefor an innovative near-nozzle-mixing system is being developed, optimized, and tested. Summary The evolution of 3D-concrete printing is advancing at a fast pace worldwide due to the great potential of these technologies regarding time-, …

Published on 15. April 2022
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Research Summary Report A01

Particle-bed 3D printing by selective cement activation: Particle surface functionalization, particle bed compaction and reinforcement   [12.04.2022] Authors: Meier, Niklas; Researcher, Zetzener, Harald; Leading researcher, Kwade, Arno; Project Leader, all: TU Braunschweig, Institute for particle technology  The main goal of our research at A01 is to improve the mechanical strength and shape accuracy of the printed concrete parts as well as the printing speed. While the project partner iBMB focuses on the material-process interaction, the work packages performed at the …

Published on 12. April 2022
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