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Reportings from the concrete sector

Dear Readers,What does the BFT International media brand stand for? This question could be simply answered as follows: “For technical information about and from the concrete sector and, of course, for...

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NEWS | NACHRICHTEN

FSC TECHNOLOGIES

New Flexstren technology for concrete products

Flexstren introduces a new way to give flexural behavior to concrete products, overcoming steel reinforcing limitations (cover requirements, and steel corrosion). Concrete products manufacturers can...

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WECKENMANN ANLAGENTECHNIK

Management team expanded

After more than 5 years as head of the design and development department, the managing partners Hermann and Wolfgang Weckenmann appointed Martin Schatz (48) as another member of the management team of...

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PRECAST ELEMENT PRODUCTION | FERTIGTEILHERSTELLUNG

MIXING TECHNOLOGY | MISCHTECHNIK

LIEBHERR MISCHTECHNIK

Highest concrete quality with the RIV 2.5-D

The company Bacher Beton GmbH is one of the largest concrete manufacturers in the Ingolstadt area. Already for more than 100 years Bacher GmbH is successful in the field of structural and civil...

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EVENTS | VERANSTALTUNGEN

BIBM CONGRESS 2020

Advanced techniques in prefabricated concrete

Global growth and urban densification need ever growing material resources and energy. For Kimmo Lintula, partner and CEO of K2S Architects, local means to follow a culturally and socially more...

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Project report | Objektbericht

Precast concrete pipe coupling

The ongoing rehabilitation of the nationwide water supply and sewerage network often requires a change from one pipe system and/or cross-section to another while having to accommodate different...

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RAW MATERIALS | ROHSTOFFE

Sand extraction through mobile processing

Sand is the second most traded raw material after water. Since the demand for sand – among others in the concrete industry – is growing faster than suitable sand resources can be found, sand is...

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Patents | Patente

Formwork construction

(10) DE 20 2019 106 863 U1 (22) 10.12.2019(45) 16.04.2020(57) Schalungskonstruktion (1) zur Herstel­lung eines Betonbauteiles, umfassend ein Verbindungsele­ment (2) und eine Anzahl damit fest...

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Transport anchor

(11) EP003640410A1(22) 16.10.2019(43) 22.04.2020 Patentblatt 2020/17(57) Es wird Transportanker (1) für Stahlbetonwände mit zwei voneinander beabstandeten Wandschalen vor­geschlagen. Dieser...

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Formwork for manufacturing concrete columns

(11) EP 3 643 853 Al(22) 25.10.2019(43) 29.04.2020 Patentblatt 2020/18(57) Die vorliegende Erfindung betrifft eine Schalung zur Herstellung von Betonsäulen, Stützen eines Bauwerks oder ähnlichen...

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Precast building construction system

(11) GB 2578197(22) 19.08.2019(43) 22.04.2020(57) The floor panels comprise precast concrete panels 10 Each panel has a reinforced precast concrete slab having an upper surface 12 and downstands 18,...

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Precast modular structural building method

(10) US 2020/0131754 Al (22) 14.11.2019 (43) 30.04. 2020 (57) The present invention is a modular structural building method consisting of prefabricated, precast, composite rein­forced concrete raised...

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