Issue 02/2015

Content

NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

Peri

Full-face surface repair for Pave production pallets

Headquartered in the Lower Saxony town of Nordhorn, Pyratec GmbH began to specialize in the overhaul of production pallets many years ago. After successful tests, the Southern German Company Peri decided to cooperate closely with Pyratec in future: as a result, the specialist company will now take on the sustainable renovation of Peri production pallets with immediate effect...

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Haarup Maskinfabrik

Large counterflow mixer installed in Denmark

When DK Beton, the concrete factory located in Avedøre, Zealand/Denmark that is part of the Heidelberg Cement Group, intended to modernize its facilities, the decision was taken in favor of Haarup Maskinfabrik A/S as supplier for the plant equipment. Whereas a 3,000/2,000 liter mixer had been used for the previous production, it was planned to replace the same by a new 6,000/4,000 liter mixer...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

SERVICE | SERVICE

PANEL 1 | PODIUM 1

PANEL 2 | PODIUM 2

PANEL 3 | PODIUM 3

Project examples in precast

Future building façades

In fewer and fewer construction projects, the building envelope is designed to fulfil only functional and cost efficiency requirements. Sophisticated...

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Dimensional tolerances in precast

Which to apply in which case?

“Structural engineering is the art of molding materials we don‘t wholly understand, into shapes we can‘t fully analyze, so as to withstand forces we...

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PANEL 4 | PODIUM 4

PANEL 5 | PODIUM 5

PLENUM 2 | PLENUM 2

Precast elements provide solutions for the energy transition

Grid-reactive buildings

The implementation of energy policy goals of the EU [1] requires an ambitious expansion of renewable energies (RE). The national action plan of the...

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PANEL 6 | PODIUM 6

PANEL 7 | PODIUM 7

Composite floors made with lightweight aggregate and normal weight concrete

New design model for shear resistance

Reinforced concrete members without shear reinforcement are calculated using a semi-empirical model that builds up on the tooth model proposed by...

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PANEL 8 | PODIUM 8

Technological requirements and tasks

Light transmitting concrete projects

Light transmitting concrete has been invented in the 1930ies. Since then, this utopia – the combination of light and concrete – many publications in...

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Projects and special products

Cast stone as design element

Cast stone is a deliberately used design element which is very difficult to replace in architecture as well as in garden and landscape construction....

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PANEL 9 | PODIUM 9

New structural frameworks

An inflatable concrete dome

It is very expensive to use currently available construction methods to build free-form concrete shells. As a result, many designs are not implemented...

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Textile-reinforced concrete

Innovative spacers

Textile-reinforced concrete is a composite material comprising high-performance, fine-aggregate concrete and technical textiles; it is well-suited to...

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Use of non-metallic reinforcements made from fiber-composite plastics

Innovative prospects for industrial concrete

The use of non-metallic reinforcements such as rebar or extensive grids (“textile reinforcements”, Fig. 1) that consist of fiber-composite plastics...

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PANEL 10 | PODIUM 10

PANEL 11 | PODIUM 11

Run-off control in sewage networks

Storage drains with adjustable weirs

Storage drains are stormwater tanks with a linear layout and a circular or rectangular cross-section. They are used for stormwater retention, combined...

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Research and practical application

Self-cleaning structured slot drains

In pipelines, the flow pattern is strongly influenced by the pipe’s inner surface. Previously, the aim was to achieve an exceedingly smooth surface to...

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News from the working groups

DWA-A 161 and DWA-A 127 worksheets

Introduction Quite a number of papers were presented at past editions of this congress to report on progress in the drafting of the above worksheets....

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PANEL 12 | PODIUM 12

FOREWORD | VORWORTE

Quo vadis, Opus Caementitium?

Dear ladies and gentlemen, dear readers: The motto of the BetonTage congress “concretes of the future” brings up the exciting question, in which...

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Concretes for a better future

Dear European colleagues, As the President of BIBM, I am new to the BetonTage conference. I am honored to be here and take part in this successful...

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Wanna Bet! ...

Wanna Bet! ...

... That’s it! On December 13, 2014, the once popular German family television show “Wetten, dass...?” was broadcasted for the last time. The...

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