The Army's first plastic bridge
Message Posted: Sep 24, 2009 8:04:58 AM
New technology resists corrosion, saves billion
Posted: September 23, 2009 8:42 pm Eastern
By Kathleen Farah
© 2009 WorldNetDaily
Revolutionary technology has enabled the Army to open its first plastic bridge, a structure that supports loads in excess of 70 tons and is more than strong enough to allow a crossing by an M1 Abrams tank.
Axion International Holdings, Inc., a next-generation technology innovator utilizing recycled plastic for high-load industrial products, unveiled its composite bridge made entirely from recycled plastic at Fort Bragg, in North Carolina. This is the first known structure of its kind.
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