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IIT Guwahati innovators 3D print security post using industrial waste-Education News

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati on February 23 announced that a team from the institute has constructed a 3D printed security post using a special M40 grade sustainable concrete containing industrial wastes, fibers and chemical admixtures.

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Stratify 3D Pvt. Ltd, a startup founded by Dodda Srinivas, Dhrutiman Dey, and Akshay Sahu, under the mentorship of Assistant Professor Dr Biranchi Panda have developed the technology, IIT Guwahati said in a press statement. “The security post was built in collaboration with the Institute Infrastructure, Planning and Management team and is claimed to be sustainable in terms of construction practice, and material composition. The 3D Security post has a carpet area of 85 sq. ft. and consists of 56 modules,” it said. Speaking about the 3D printed Security Post, Dr. Biranchi Panda, Assistant Professor Mechanical Department, IIT Guwahati, said, “In this project, we addressed aesthetic potential of digital construction technology while utilizing sustainable construction materials. Material and surface texture demonstrate the remarkable aesthetic possibilities of concrete printing technology used for the security post construction”. Prof. Parameswar K. Iyer, Officiating Director, IIT Guwahati, said.

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