Murray & Roberts' first 3-D printed model

Murray & Roberts Cementation has added 3-D printing technology to its capability portfolio, and its first 3-D model is of the No. 2 shaft headframe for Ivanplats’ Platreef project in South Africa

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The model of the Ivanplats' Platreef No. 2 shaft headframe

The model is a 1:260 scale and is an accurate physical rendering of the headgear. It was printed using ceramic as opposed to plastics for aesthetic purposes, and took just 17 hours, the company said.