Inductaflex machine bends the World’s largest induction bent building.

Al Wasl Plaza, an open space at the center of Expo 2020 Dubai, combines breathtaking design, innovative technology, and an intricate domed trellis incorporating a huge immersive projection experience.

The plaza at the center of the 4.38-square kilometer site will make a dramatic impression on the millions of people visiting Expo 2020 Dubai from around the world.

Al Wasl is the historical name for Dubai but also means “connection” in Arabic, reflecting both Dubai’s goal of bringing people together at the Expo and the plaza’s physical location at the heart of the site.

The plaza will be topped by a 65-meter-high domed trellis that was inspired by the shape of the Expo 2020 Dubai logo and will act as an immersive 360-degree projection surface.

Indcutalfex supplied a machine producing bends in 460 grade material for this project. Extremely tight tolerances on ovality were required for the final parts.

induction pipe bending machine for structural tube bending
induction pipe bending machine for structural tube bending

As the dome is translucent, the projection will be visible to both those inside and out of the covered plaza.

The project was designed Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.

An interesting Youtube clip can be found on YouTube.

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