A prototype robot bricklayer, precursor to the Hadrian X © Fastbrick Robotics
A prototype robot bricklayer, precursor to the Hadrian X © Fastbrick Robotics

Robot lays bricks 20 times faster than a human

18 July 2016

Laying bricks by hand in construction projects could soon be at an end thanks to a new robotic bricklaying machine under development by an Australian company.

Perth-based Fastbrick Robotics (FBR) is developing a commercial prototype of its “Hadrian X” machine – named after the Roman emperor’s famous wall separating England and Scotland.

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