The new DIN 18500: Cast stones

Terminology, requirements, testing, inspection

The last meeting of standard committee NA 005-07-82 AA “Cast stones” took place on 11th October 2018 at ZDB (Central Association of the German Construction Trade) in Berlin. Chairman of the committee is Andreas Teich from Oranienburg and project manager at DIN (the German Institute for Standardization) is Dr. Gerrit Land.

DIN V (pre-standard) 18500 “Cast stones” is the 2006-12 edition. In the meantime, there are several standards in Europe governing cementitious products at the European level. Therefore, the question arises which products, areas and requirements have not yet been regulated at...

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