World’s Largest 3D Printed Bridge Completed In China

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If you find 3D printing interesting then you'll love this news coming out of China. The largest ever 3D printed concrete bridge has just even completed in the Baoshan district of Shanghai, by Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture

Spanning 26.3 meters and measuring 3.6 metres wide, the bridge was made by a unique machine with state of the art printing technology, which took over 450 hours to complete the bridge.

This could be an interesting insight into how the future of construction will look. The project was able to be constantly tested under pressure, and it allowed for the structure to be embedded with a real-time monitoring system, that can constantly check the strains and stresses the bridge is under. Let us know what you think.

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