Dubai sets world record with first 3D-printed lab


Dubai has achieved another Guinness World Records title - this time it's for the first 3D-printed laboratory in the world.

The record was bagged by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's (DEWA) Robotics & Drone laboratory.

It is housed within the Research & Development (R&D) Centre at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.

"DEWA’s Robotics and Drone laboratory is the first building in the UAE to be fully printed onsite, and the first such 3D-printed lab in the world,"  said Al Tayer.

He added that 3D printing in construction reduces time and cost, thus advancing the economy and protecting the environment by reducing conventional construction waste.

Waleed Bin Salman, Executive Vice President of Business Development and Excellence Sector at DEWA, pointed out that the R&D Centre at the Solar Park supports 3D printing to produce equipment capable of withstanding high temperatures and harsh climates.

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