Structure built for the Ajman Transport Authority weighs over 3t and took 10 hours to print with 3D concrete printing technology
A concrete 3D printed bus stop, said to be the first of its kind in the Middle East, has been installed in Ajman by global sustainable infrastructure solutions provider, Acciona.
A statement from the Spanish company said the bus stop, which weighs almost 3t and is 4.5m long, 2m wide and 2.3m high, consists of three printed pieces and took less than 10 hours to be printed.
The project was executed for the Transport Authority of the Government of Ajman and was presented at a ceremony held recently, which was attended by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman and UAE Supreme Council Member, along with other high officials of the emirate, along with senior members of Acciona staff.
Luis Clemente, COO, Acciona 3D Concrete Printing Business, said: “We are glad that the Transport Authority of the Government of Ajman has chosen us to carry out this project, as it serves as a demonstration of their commitment to innovation. This project allows us to showcase another way of applying 3D concrete printing technology: making iconic, innovative and sustainable urban street fittings. It is also the first to be carried out using the Powder Bed technology in the Middle East.
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