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01. April 2019 | Buildtech

Carbon concrete - Best-Practice for leightweight construction

Mehrere Lagen Carbonbeton Less weight, less energy and lower CO2 emissions are among the most important goals of lightweight construction.
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08. March 2019 | Research & Development

Textile building: Innovations from Aachen

Gruppenbild Aachen Building Experts e.V. 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 more

22. January 2019 | Buildtech

BASF: high-performance insulation in first carbon concrete composite facade elements

BASF zeigte Hochleistungsdämmstoffe 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.
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04. January 2019 | Buildtech

The world's first double-curved textile reinforced concrete facade

CurveTex-Fassade mit drapierfähigen elastisch angepassten Bewehrungstextilien aus Alkali-resistenten Glasfasern und Feinbetonmatrix Textile reinforced concrete (TRC) elements have so far only been used as flat panels, flat sandwich structures or simply curved building structures. more

07. September 2018 | Buildtech

Witness nonwoven acoustic solutions

Polyesterfaser-Platten für Akustiklösungen Sandler AG will showcase their textile solution for acoustic elements at two fairs in october. more

03. January 2018 | Buildtech

“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC)

“Biocomposite of the Year 2017” awarded at the Biocomposites Conference Cologne (BCC) more

21. December 2017 | Buildtech

Workgroup for Composites in Buildings & Infrastructure

AZL Workgroup tagt im Januar 2018 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. more

22. November 2017 | Buildtech

New fiber with thermal retention and insulation fabric

Solotex Thermo Teijin Frontier announced that it has developed Solotex Thermo, a polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) fiber offering excellent thermal retention and insulation. more

06. September 2017 | Buildtech

Climate-friendly natural materials

Projekte der RWTH Aachen  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. more

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