The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – our Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition quality assurance scheme for heritage services – emails members weekly ‘News and Tender Alerts’, and this week features dezeen on a ‘3D-printed stainless steel bridge in Amsterdam’.
… robotic technology finally allows larger optimized designs to be 3D printed in metal…
The structure was 3D printed from 4,500 kilograms of stainless steel by four robots over a period of six months in a factory before been installed over the canal this year….
‘This robotic technology finally allows larger optimized designs to be 3D printed in metal,’ said MX3D co-founder Gijs van der Velden.
‘This causes significant weight reduction and reduced impact for parts manufactured in the tooling, oil and gas and construction industries.’
The creators of the bridge hope that it will demonstrate how 3D printing can make be used to make structures that require less material….
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