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dc.contributor.authorCruz, Paulo J. S.por
dc.contributor.authorKnaack, U.por
dc.contributor.authorFigueiredo, Brunopor
dc.contributor.authorWitte, D. D.por
dc.description.abstractThe advent of Additive Manufacturing (AM) of ceramic, brought unprecedented possibilities for the building industry while exploring and incorporating components with specific design requirements. It definitively reshaped and expanded the boundaries of what’s possible to achieve with masonry construction and opened new domains, with multiple angles of study and experimentation and with a large industrial potential. This paper presents the main challenges and outcomes of an ongoing research project aiming to explore the integration of digital additive manufacturing techniques in the architectural design and production processes of free-form stoneware bricks for building envelopes. The project uses a clay extruding printer, Lutum®, built by the company Vormvrij available at the Advanced Ceramics R&D Lab, at the Design Institute of Guimarães and at Technische Universität Darmstadt. The path, material flow and printing speed of the printing process are defined digitally. The movement speed, extrusion flow and the air pressure can be controlled manually to adapt the specific printing process to the characteristics of the clay during the printing process itself. The widely accepted Pfefferkorn method has been extensively used to evaluate and control the plasticity of the stoneware used.por
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work had the financial support of the Project Lab2PT - Landscapes, Heritage and Territory laboratory - AUR/04509 with the financial support from FCT/MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC) and co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) POCI-01-0145FEDER-007528, in the aim of the new partnership agreement PT2020 through COMPETE 2020 – Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Program (POCI).por
dc.subjectAdditive manufacturingpor
dc.subjectCeramic 3D printingpor
dc.subjectClay extrusionpor
dc.subjectBrick architecturepor
dc.titleCeramic 3D printing – The future of brick architecturepor
dc.subject.fosEngenharia e Tecnologia::Outras Engenharias e Tecnologiaspor
sdum.conferencePublicationIASS 2017 - Interfaces: Architecture, Engineering, Sciencepor
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