Mix design and fresh properties for high-performance printing concrete

  title={Mix design and fresh properties for high-performance printing concrete},
  author={Thanh Tung Le and Simon Austin and S. C. Lim and Richard A. Buswell and Alistair Gibb and Tony Thorpe},
  journal={Materials and Structures},
  • T. Le, S. Austin, T. Thorpe
  • Published 19 January 2012
  • Materials Science, Engineering
  • Materials and Structures
This paper presents the experimental results concerning the mix design and fresh properties of a high-performance fibre-reinforced fine-aggregate concrete for printing concrete. This concrete has been designed to be extruded through a nozzle to build layer-by-layer structural components. The printing process is a novel digitally controlled additive manufacturing method which can build architectural and structural components without formwork, unlike conventional concrete construction methods… 
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