Construction Robots: The Search for New Building Technology in Japan
ASCE Publications, Jan 1, 1998 - Technology & Engineering - 130 pages
This book presents Japan"s achievements in the development and application of over 100 construction robots and five automated systems. The Japanese have progressed far beyond the U.S. in these new technologies, which are already having a revolutionary impact on Japanese architecture. The impact of robotics has already begun to show measured improvements in quality, productivity, and safety in construction.
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AKATSUKI AMURAD application automated jacking system automatic Big Canopy ceiling board CFR1 City Yokohama building Clean room columns components concrete finishing robot concrete floor finishing construction robots Contractor cost cranes detect development goals eliminating equipment erection Evaluation exterior factory floor fire-proofing robot Fujita Corp girder industrial robots Japan Building Type Juroku Bank Kajima Corp Kote-King Kumagai Gumi lifting m2 Construction Period Maeda Material handling robot MCCS Mighty Hand Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Number of Stories Obayashi Corp offi6 operation overall Paint spray robot precast concrete productivity prototype Push-Up Rail City Yokohama rebar relieve workers remote control Robocon robot Shimizu Robotic concrete robotic technology robotic welding robots require sensor Shimizu Corp single-task robots skilled labor SMART System spray painting robot Steel frame Height struction STRUCTURE CONCRETE system Figure Taisei Corp Takenaka Corp Tile inspection robot tion robot Total floor area travel vehicle trowel unit wall Waseda University welding robot
Page 124 - INNOVATION IN THE JAPANESE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: A 1995 Appraisal." National Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication 898, March 1996. Kajima Corporation. "9-Story company housing is under construction using a fully-automated system called AMURAD.