The appropriate coating in vehicular tunnels

Pollution is unavoidable in vehicular tunnels – exhaust gases, de-icing salts, soot and moss quickly nest on the inner walls affecting them. Various coating systems are providing protection. Abrasion resistant coatings of StoCretec GmbH are used for this purpose in the Hornbergtunnel (Baden Wurttemberg/Germany) ensuring that the regular cleaning of the walls can be done fast and without any problems. The light coloring of the coating, moreover, contributes to traffic safety owing to the good visibility in the tunnel.

The city of Hornberg is located in a recreation area and a bypass, the core...

Related articles:

Issue 2010-04 3-D nozzle system

Cleaning „by pushing a button“

This system is used in automated precast plants, for cleaning buckets, chutes and concrete distributors. It is possible to clean open containers without covering segment by segment. The reliable...

more
Issue 2016-06 StoCretec

StoCryl: Protecting concrete and keeping it dry

Sooner rather than later, day-to-day environmental exposure will lead to damage to concrete or reinforcing steel. Water and pollutants dissolved in it pose a particular threat: after penetration into...

more
Issue 2017-08 Lucem

Screen walls made of light-transmitting concrete

In the house of the Böings, everything revolves around light: daylight, artificial light, indirect light, light in various colors and temperatures, luminaires, reflections of pool water, illuminated...

more
Issue 2010-08 New PU coating for loading platforms

Wear protection and noise level reduction

The “loading surface whisperer” is simply a covering of Elastocoat® C laid onto a loading platform’s noisy, bumpy surface. The application means that haulage contractors, authorities that battle...

more
Issue 2017-05 Lucem

Light-transmitting concrete for the ­German headquarters of Flixbus

Flixbus is among the market leaders in Germany with one of the most extensive intercity bus offerings in Europe. The interior architecture of the new Flixbus German headquarters in Munich was designed...

more