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Restoration work continues on the Double Cantilever Bridge model. Bridge and stand are two separate pieces and the connecting element at the bottom of the bridge is damaged. The restoration crew has cast a cocoon to help form a new connecting element. Restoration project leader Tomiaki Tamura sprays the inside of the cocoon with a releasing agent ….
[Photo: Kim Soo Young & text: sa]

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Restoration work continues on the Double Cantilever Bridge model. Bridge and stand are two separate pieces and the connecting element at the bottom of the bridge is damaged. The restoration crew has cast a cocoon to help form a new connecting element. Restoration project leader Tomiaki Tamura sprays the inside of the cocoon with a releasing agent ….
[Photo: Kim Soo Young & text: sa]



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…. and pours plaster into the cocoon.
[Photo: Kim Soo Young & text: sa]



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The plaster cast has set and separates clean from the cocoon.
[Photo: Kim Soo Young & text: sa]



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The cast piece inserts into the bottom of the bridge. A new connecting element will be built up and cast around it. More on restoration of the Double Cantilever Bridge on 9/21.
[Photo: Kim Soo Young & text: sa]

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