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Title: Lessons from the TailorCrete Project
Author(s): Thomas Juul Andersen, Wilson Ricardo Leal da Silva, and Lars Nyholm Thrane
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 54-61
Keywords: robot, formwork, finish, bugholes
Abstract:A full-scale sculptural concrete structure, the Demonstrator, was constructed in Aarhus, Denmark, using TailorCrete technology developed at the Danish Technological Institute. TailorCrete is a digital formwork manufacturing process comprising robotic milling (subtractive manufacturing) and lightweight formwork materials, including coatings and release agents. Thanks to this technology, the Demonstrator’s concrete surface exhibited a high-quality finish in terms of smoothness and lack of bugholes.
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