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EDITORIAL

Back to former strength

Unkind tongues may claim that BFT International, now in its 85th year of publication is somewhatgetting on in age. We ourselves regard this decade-long experience indeed as a strong asset that only...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

SUBMITTED BY: IAB WEIMAR

Innovation: Duplex Blockmaker

Ecological building will always be successful when architecture and building physics are effectively coordinated. Selective use of function-integrating construction elements that combine insulating...

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SUBMITTED BY: IAB WEIMAR

Innovation: Quality assurance for concrete blocks

The production of concrete blocks basically takes place on production boards on which blocks with green strength are transported to drying storage. The hardened concrete blocks are removed, on the...

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SUBMITTED BY: PRIMO

Innovation: Primo Schalfix

Primo GmbH based in Waldkraiburg has developed another accessory tool, brought it to the market and applied a patent for the tool meant for the concrete placement process of concrete floors: The new...

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SUBMITTED BY: SOLIDIAN

Innovation: Solidian Fix

A problem that can occur when installing reinforcement is the rising or subsiding of the reinforcement. Many a time, this problem is found, in particular, in case of innovative non-metallic...

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FORM + TEST

New ConsurTest bond strength tester

The company Form + Test has further developed its time-tested ComTest automatic bond strength tester to the new ConsurTest in response to customers’ wishes. This device is compact and lighter than...

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BFT INTERNATIONAL

Xmas raffle: Congratulations to all winners!

Dear readers, many thanks for the extraordinary high participation in the Christmas Raffle. The entire team of the technical journal  BFT International congratulates the following participants of the...

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RATEC

Innovation in modular formwork

In its anniversary year, the leading provider of magnetic formwork systems and custom formwork solutions for the precast concrete industry will once again be prominently represented at bauma in...

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COLUMBIA MACHINE

Acquisition of Brazilian partner Vibramolde

Rick Goode, CEO of Columbia Machine, Inc. announced the acquisition of its manufacturing partner, Vibramolde. With the signed agreement, Columbia Machine do Brasil Ltda, the Brazilian subsidiary of...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

MESSE MÜNCHEN

BAU 2019: Full house as at the Octoberfest

According to the organizer Messe München BAU 2019 was another record-breaking event. On an exhibition space totaling 200,000 m2 for the first time, 2,250 exhibitors (2,120 in 2017) from 45 countries...

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SERVICE | SERVICE

PUCEST

Hopper delivered to Pucest protect

Pucest protect, the manufacturer of wear protection products based in the Lower Franconian town of Elsenfeld, offers customers an extensive range of services related to refurbishing and repairing...

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Patents | Patente

Precast concrete panel and method

(10) WO 2019/006123 A1(22) 28.06.2018(43) 03.01.2019(57) A precast concrete panel and method for forming the panel are disclosed. A method of forming the panel to be used as a floor, wall, or roof...

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SCIENCE AND RESEARCH