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3D printing market set for 16pc growth

August 2019

The global market for 3D printing in the construction sector (including various technologies that use 3D printing as a core method to fabricate buildings or construction components) is poised for solid growth over the next six years with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 16 per cent by 2025, according to a new report.

The key 3D printing methods used for construction include extrusion (concrete/cement, wax, foam, and polymers), powder bonding (polymer bond, reactive bond, sintering) and additive welding, stated Report Consultant, a high-end research group.

Alternative terms are also in use, such as Large Scale Additive Manufacturing (LSAM), or Freeform Construction (FC), as are sub-groups, such as 3D concrete, used to imply concrete extrusion technologies, it stated.

The major players in this field are: Yingchuang Building Technique (Winsun), XtreeE, Monolite UK, Apis Cor, Centro Sviluppo Progetti (CSP), Cybe Construction, Sika, Betabram, Rohaco, Imprimere, Beijing Huashang Luhai Technology, Icon, Total Kustom, Spetsavia, Cazza Construction Technologies, 3D Printhuset and Acciona, it added.  

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