Mapei brands 3D printing ink in partnership with Black Buffalo

Sources: Black Buffalo 3D Corp., New York; CP staff A recently formed strategic research, development, and manufacturing partnership involving Nexcon 3D construction printer provider Black Buffalo and admixture supplier Mapei Corp. has released Planitop 3D, a packaged, cement-based ink/mortar. The launch times with a project spelling significant initial scale: Affordable-home builder Alquist 3D will use a Nexcon printer and Planitop…

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Mapei Targets Architects in Online Education Launch

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As part of its commitment to educating design professionals about the role that its products play in concrete and throughout the construction industry, Deerfield Beach, Fla.-based Mapei Americas has opened a free online program for architects in the U.S. and Canada. Participants can gain continuing-education units recognized by the American Institute of Architects and Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

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