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Glass can be turned into micron-sized fibers. These fibers are also known as milled glass. These milled glass fibers have been used for decades within the construction industry to insulate the walls and roofs of houses.
Graphene has some excellent strength properties, especially when it comes to its tensile strength and Young Modulus. This high strength has led to graphene being used in many composite materials.
Since 2004 when Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis of the University of South Carolina first 3D printed a concrete wall, 3D printing in infrastructure has developed at an alarming rate.
Dubbed ‘the next industrial revolution’ by The Institute of Structural Engineers, the use of automation and artificial intelligence is playing a key role in the construction industry.
Engineering solutions provider Boulting Group, understands the importance of collaboration and that it needs to be at the heart of every project.
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