Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM Additive Manufacturing Design First Lightweight 3D Printed Bridge

Sep 5, 2019 9:00 AM ET
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Royal HaskoningDHV, CEAD and DSM Additive Manufacturing have designed first lightweight 3D printed bridge using fiber-reinforced plastic.

By including sensors in the design, we can build a digital twin of the bridge. These sensors can predict and optimize maintenance, ensure safety and extend the life span of bridges. It can also incorporate new functionalities such as monitoring vital environmental aspects and improve the decision-making process for maintenance and inspection via dynamic real-time reports on the condition of the bridge.

Watch the 3D printing and the sensors in action above!