A Bridge in a Hurry

Major urban arterial span gets quick makeover

F.N. Smith - June 30, 2011

Stainless Steel Rebar

Using traditional methods, replacing a bridge can be a long, drawn-out process. However, on one warm August night in 2008, the twin spans of the Clyde Avenue Bridge on Highway 417 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada were replaced in their entirety.

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Volume 32-2: Nickel on the move

From bicycles to rockets

August 09, 2017

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Feature Story:
It is actually rocket science
Given successful test experiences to date, it is abundantly clear that 3D printing and nickel-containing alloys will be critical to the future of U.S. space travel for decades to come.