01. April 2019 | Buildtech
Less weight, less energy and lower CO2 emissions are among the most important goals of lightweight construction.
08. March 2019 | Research & Development
Technical textiles, for example made of carbon fibres, as well as semi-finished products produced from them, will also have a lasting impact on the construction industry. The innovative materials and components hold
22. January 2019 | Buildtech
BASF’s Performance Materials division recently presented high-performance insulating materials at the world's leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems in Munich. The innovative high-performance products Slentite and Slentex are a new generation of super-slim aerogel-based insulation materials with outstanding material properties. BASF presented its first examples of applications in carbon concrete composite facade elements in a single-family house.
04. January 2019 | Buildtech
Textile reinforced concrete (TRC) elements have so far only been used as flat panels, flat sandwich structures or simply curved building structures.
07. September 2018 | Buildtech
Sandler AG will showcase their textile solution for acoustic elements at two fairs in october.
03. January 2018 | Buildtech
“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)
21. December 2017 | Buildtech
The Aachen Center for integrative Lightweight Production (AZL) of RWTH Aachen will continue its collaboration on composites in buildings and infrastructure after completing an initial market and technology study which identified new potentials for composite technologies in buildings and infrastructure markets. The aim of the new AZL Workgroup which will meet for the first time on January 25th, 2018 is to jointly develop new applications and to support the business development for composites in these two growing markets. The meeting is open to interested companies from the composite industry as well as the building and infrastructure markets.
22. November 2017 | Buildtech
Teijin Frontier announced that it has developed Solotex Thermo, a polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) fiber offering excellent thermal retention and insulation.
06. September 2017 | Buildtech
The manufacturing of materials such as concrete or plastics goes hand in hand with massive CO₂ emissions. Within the scope of its BasFlair and GreenBraid Projects, the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University researches the usability of climate-friendly natural materials.