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3D Printed Bridge

A Spanish city has built a bridge that was 3D printed to cross a small canal, The savings in time and material were significant, Many other similar kinds of applications come to mind such as pedestrian bridges over streets.  But perhaps more importantly, though 3D printing will almost certainly evolve tremendously in the future, is Nova Scotia investing in the knowledge, skill and design capacity to properly make this an important part of our future economy? Leadership in 2017 means being as fluent with the emerging shapes of the future as we are with the comforting spreadsheets and regulations of the present.

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1 reply, 2 voices Last updated by  Wayside Staff 1 year, 10 months ago
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  • Wayside Staff @BradHoffman

    Is the plastic recycled or new? I recently heard that every scrap of plastic ever created is still here. This stuff does not ever go away.

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