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3D-Printed Lego-Like Beams Are Just as Strong as Concrete

Researchers have developed and patented a new 3D-printed beam that assembles in a similar way to lego pieces, and is much less...

A Lightweight, 3D-Printed Alternative to Reinforced Concrete Beams

Reinforced concrete beams are incredibly strong--and heavy. Transporting them is difficult and requires considerable amounts of energy, and the reinforcing forms inside them...

Lego-like 3D-printed beams offer lightweight alternative to concrete

Reinforced concrete beams serve as important structural elements for buildings and bridges, but they are long and heavy and therefore require large machinery...