The world’s largest 3D printed bridge was completed and opened for public in Shanghai, last week.
Here are some of the highlights of the bridge —
1- The bridge is 26.3 metre long and 3.6 metre wide.
2- It spans 14.4 metres across a canal on the Wenzaobang River in Shanghai.
3- Concrete parts of the bridge were printed by tw robotic arms in 19 days.
4- It has a technology that supplies data which includes vibrating wire stress sensors.
5- The design is inspired by an ancient Chinese bridge named “Anji Bridge.”
6- It is made out of 44 hollowed-out 3D printed concrete blocks.
7- The bridge is designed by Professor Xu Weiguo from Tsinghua University in China.
8- Over a hundred people were invited to walk across the bridge and test its durability.
Excited to walk across this bridge? Book your flight tickets today 🙂
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