FBR releases another robot video… and it’s getting harder for brickies to ignore
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FBR (ASX:FBR), the company formerly known as Fastbricks, has released another video showing the abilities of its house-building robot — and it’s one that actually may give brickies the shivers.
The robot cuts the blocks to size, and adds the glue rather than mortar to stick them together:
It takes three days to build the walls for a three bedroom, two bathroom house.
Data from the Masonry Contractors Association in 2018 shows that two bricklayers working with a labourer can lay 280 concrete blocks per eight-hour day, the kind of masonry the Hadrian-X robot works with.
FBR says its robot can do 1000 blocks an hour. One-armed robot bricklayer, go:
FBR has been contacted for comment.