New materials for construction with 3d printers, comparative study

Valiente López, Mercedes, Moyano Sanz, Sandra and Sanz Contreras, M. Carmen ORCID: (2018). New materials for construction with 3d printers, comparative study. In: "12th International Technology, Education and Development Conference", 5-7 Marzo 2018, Valencia. ISBN 978-84-697-9480-7.


Title: New materials for construction with 3d printers, comparative study
  • Valiente López, Mercedes
  • Moyano Sanz, Sandra
  • Sanz Contreras, M. Carmen
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: 12th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Event Dates: 5-7 Marzo 2018
Event Location: Valencia
Title of Book: INTED2018 Proceedings
Date: 5 March 2018
ISBN: 978-84-697-9480-7
Volume: 1
Freetext Keywords: Architectural Education, Edification, educative innovation in the university, new technologies
Faculty: E.T.S. de Edificación (UPM)
Department: Tecnología de la Edificación
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition

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In the Building Engineering School, POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY OF MADRID we are studying new materials for the construction made by 3D printers, and we are going to see the importance of 3D printers in our educational experience. We will see the benefits of using this new ways of presenting projects.
As an example we will see a comparative study of materials, used in the production of the architectural objects made with 3D printers, is also presented. We will analyse the new technologies of 3D printers and their use in the construction of buildings. The printers in 3 Dimensions are the real technological revolution.
We propose a series of objectives to carry out this investigation. The main objective is to see why 3D printers are the key of our studies. We will study some examples of the uses of the 3D printers, in education. For instance, we will design a functional part, suitable for building construction in modules, to improve the features of existing bricks, and to provide all the advantages of new 3D printing technologies, in the field of building. Once the pieces are designed and printed, the laboratory tests are performed for both bricks and plastics, and the results are compared. The specific objectives, in order to design these pieces, are addressed to solve some problems.
Our methodology presents different ways of solving 3D printing problems, in education. There are different methods to avoid warping in our 3D printing parts, and there are as many solutions. It is a matter of finding the best one which suits our working method.
Our conclusions will be how different works in this area have been resolved, and why this is important in Building Engineering education.
For example, we can see that with this new execution system, we can print on-site every piece required at any time by using the new P.M.T.P designing methodology, (Printed Thermoplastic Modular Piece) and the importance of these methods in architectural education.
With this information we can propose a series of hypotheses based on the data used as the basis for initiating an investigation.

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Deposited by: Mercedes Valiente López
Deposited on: 30 Jan 2019 08:31
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 08:32
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