There’s no doubt that additive manufacturing is one of the most important techniques when considering low volume structures. It is also certain to see significant growth in its use – if not dominate the market.

Stevie Knight in the following piece reports on the use of Arnite, a specialized PET based material combined with glass fibers to print large structural members for a bridge. The structural elements come equipped with embedded strain sensors.

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https://www.maritimejournal.com/news101/marine-civils/marine-civils/laying-down-the-future2