Vulcan II 3D Printer

A close up of the Vulcan II's nozzle as it is extruding concrete to make a structure.

When ICON first approached us with their idea of a 3D printer that could build homes they were a company of three with an unprecedented goal. Not to turn down a challenge, we designed and built the Vulcan I printer and helped them print the first permitted 3D printed home in the country in early 2018. Roughly […]

Vulcan 3D Printer

This is a rendering of the Vulcan 3D printer with 3 layers of 3D print finished.

The ICON Vulcan 3D printer is designed to print small concrete homes economically, efficiently, and quickly. Early in development ICON approached Pump Studios for a reliable solution that would be lightweight, easy to set up and disassemble, as well as provide a cost effective platform for refinement and upgrades. Pump supported ICON through all the key phases […]