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30.04.2019

Impregnation of outdoor clothing - Göttinger Tageblatt reports about MeyerundKuhl

MeyerundKuhl Spezialwäschen GmbH, based in Hardegsen, cleans and impregnates outdoor clothing for customers throughout Europe. The Göttinger Tageblatt reports on the successful start-up with which we recently developed a test method for the decontamination of asbestos in firefighting clothing.

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16.04.2019

Meet CRB at the 8th symposium "Der Bausachverständige"

Our experts welcome you at the 8th symposium "Der Bausachverständige" (The Building Expert) in Cologne on June 5. The focus of this year's event is on indoor pollutants radon and asbestos.

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4.03.2019

Test method developed for asbestos decontamination of firefighters' clothing

In fire situations, firefighters are exposed to a variety of hazardous substances, including asbestos. In cooperation with the MeyerundKuhl specialist laundry, CRB has developed a test procedure to check whether fire-fighting textiles can be sufficiently decontaminated by washing and impregnation.

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20.02.2019

Review of the DCONex 2019: Building pollutants & construction in existing buildings

We report on our impressions of DCONex 2019, which took place on 30 and 31 January in Essen. For the first time we were represented at the fair with our own stand.

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9.01.2019

Event note: vdu training on the topic of "LAGA PN 98"

As a member of the Verband Deutscher Untersuchungslaboratorien e.V. (vdu) we would like to draw your attention to an interesting training on the topic "LAGA PN 98" in September 2019. If you are interested in attending, please contact the vdu until March 1st.

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27.12.2018

Trusted Shops seal: asbestos analysis shop in three languages certified as trustworthy

In order for international interested parties to recognize us easily and quickly as a trustworthy supplier, we have had our end customer shop tested according to the quality and safety criteria of Trusted Shops.

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20.12.2018

Our availability at the end of December 2018

Our laboratory will be closed on 24 and 31 December. On 27 and 28 December, however, we will be on duty for you at the usual times.

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premises CRB Analyse Service GmbH | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
12.12.2018

Court decision: Covering of asbestos-containing adhesive residues is prohibited

When renovating asbestos-containing floor coverings, asbestos-containing adhesive residues often remain after dismantling the floor coverings. This adhesive must not merely be covered or sealed, according to a decision by the Arnsberg Administrative Court.

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Asbestos analysis of brown-black bituminous glues | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
7.12.2018

Round table of the SBB for the investigation of tar board waste for carcinogenic fibres on 6.12.2018 in Potsdam, Germany

Dr. Gunnar Ries and Dr. Stefan Pierdzig take part at the 'Round Table' of the SBB to examine tarboard waste for carcinogenic fibres.

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12.10.2018

Dr. Stefan Pierdzig reports from IAEG/AEG Congress in San Francisco

In September 2018, the AEG and IAEG held a joint congress in San Francisco. 
Our colleague Dr. Stefan Pierdzig gave a lecture on asbestos and reported on his impressions.

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28.06.2018

Examination of roofing felt and roofing felt waste for asbestos / artificial mineral fibres

Disposal and processing companies demand that roofing felt waste be tested for asbestos and artificial mineral fibres. 
SBB demands that the 'BIA method 7487', which is not suitable in every case, be used as the type of test.

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22.06.2018

Asbestos: The silent threat - character reports on CRB

The dangers of asbestos are still underestimated today. In the special issue "Inhabergeführte und Familienunternehmen" ("Owner-managed and family-owned companies"), the magazine Charakter reported on our testing laboratory and explained the dangers of the prohibited substance, which is still hidden in many building materials today.

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9.05.2018

New customer shop for asbestos analyses online

Asbestos is and remains a danger for do-it-yourselfers: only an analysis of suspicious building materials and building substances provides certainty. To make it even easier for our customers to have their samples tested for asbestos, we have set up a new customer shop together with the digital commerce agency Blackbit.

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23.03.2018

New research results: Cause of asbestos diseases

Why asbestos causes certain diseases such as asbestosis or "asbestosis" has not yet been conclusively proven. Analytik News reported that researchers have found out how asbestos fibres damage the body in such a way.

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6.03.2018

Further capacity expansion for the asbestos analysis laboratory area

CRB has purchased a fourth scanning electron microscope which will be put into operation in March 2018. This represents a 33% increase in capacity for the asbestos analysis laboratory.

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27.02.2018

Results of current round robin test 2018

Results of current round robin tests on asbestos analysis and X-ray fluorescence analysis published

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8.02.2018

We have always known it and congratulate!

The Göttinger Tageblatt reported today that Blackbit was the only agency in southern Lower Saxony to be awarded the quality certificate for search engine advertising. We would like to congratulate our long-standing partner Blackbit on this award - the outstanding online marketing strategy and digital sales of CRB's asbestos analyses speak for themselves.

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6.02.2018

"Digital pioneer" in medium-sized businesses - Göttinger Tageblatt reports on CRB

At the beginning of the year, the Göttinger Tageblatt took our 25th anniversary as an opportunity to report on the history and development as a future-oriented asbestos analysis laboratory from Hardegsen. The central topic was the expansion of the successful digital strategy in Europe, which primarily supports private customers in identifying dangerous asbestos fibres in their homes and yards.

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15.01.2018

100% quality in asbestos analyses: top marks in interlaboratory comparisons 2017

In order to ensure the quality of our test procedures, we regularly take part in interlaboratory comparisons. Because only the external control of a laboratory allows statements about the 'correctness' and comparability of measurement results. Last year, we were able to shine with 100 percent accurate results in all four interlaboratory comparisons of our asbestos analysis process.

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9.01.2018

CRB in the HNA: Report on the occasion of our 25th anniversary

Under the heading "On the trail of the elements" Mr. Niko Mönkemeyer from the HNA reported about our laboratory and interviewed our managing director Ralf Klaus Blecher about the development of the company and the importance of modern analysis technology.

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27.10.2017

360-degree insights into our asbestos analysis laboratory

What does it look like in an asbestos testing laboratory? Explore our offices and labs with Google Street View to see how we test your samples for hazardous substances such as asbestos or artificial mineral fibres using accredited analytical methods.

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14.09.2017

Determination of asbestos in plasters, fillers and tile adhesives - New guideline VDI 3866, sheet 5:2017-06 contradictory

Inconsistent requirements of the new VDI 3866, Sheet 5 of June 2017 on sample preparation and analysis of asbestos samples complicate the work in the asbestos laboratory when testing plasters, fillers and tile adhesives with asbestos contents < 1 mass percent.

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3.08.2017

Current research: Asbestos in the lungs remains an everlasting cancer risk

New research results on the bio-resistance of asbestos in the lungs confirm the dangers of asbestos

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Chrysotile asbestos in brown-black bituminous glues - low HD-resolution: 2576 x 1936 px / file size approx. 4,8 MB   | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
29.06.2017

pdv-software implements new sample storage system into LIMS.

CRB bulits up new sample storage system with space for up to 28.000 specimens

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28.06.2017

Increasing demand for analyses: CRB extends its capacity with a third Scanning Electron Microscope

CRB buys 3rd REM, a Quanta 650 from FEI, to expand its laboratory capacity.

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1.06.2017

Guideline VDI 3866, Sheet 5, new version

The new version of the guideline VDI 3866, part 5 leaves the draft stage after 2 years.

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2.05.2017

Dr. Christoph Breitenstein strengthens CRB team

Since April 24, 2017, Dr. Breitenstein, a graduate chemist, has strengthened the CRB team in the field of asbestos analysis.

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CRB GmbH | Photo Dr. Christoph Breitenstein | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
2.05.2017

Company jubilee: 25 Years CRB Analyse Service GmbH

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premises CRB Analyse Service GmbH | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
3.01.2017

Moratorium on the disposal of HBCD- containing insulating material

Moratorium of the Bundesrat of 16 December 2017 concerning the disposal of HBCD-containing wastes due to start-up difficulties in implementing the POP regulation in effect since 30 September 2016…

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Structural formula HBCD | © By Leyo (Own work) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
4.11.2016

Information on HBCD

In Germany, insulating materials made from polystyrene (PS) – Styrofoam with a content of HBCD higher than 1000 ppm are classified as hazardous waste since the 30th of September 2016 according to so-called POP-regulation, part of the Stockholm convention list and the German Waste Catalogue, Abfallverzeichnisverordnung, AVV.

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Structural formula HBCD | © By Leyo (Own work) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
31.10.2016

Preparation of bulk samples for asbestos analysis

The ammendment of guideline VDI 3866, part 5, in draft state since 07/2015, recommends extended techniques for preparation and analysis ...

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CRB GmbH | samples for asbestos analysis | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
20.01.2016

Please note

Information on prices for SEM-analysis, microanalysis, image-formation

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Amphibole asbestos, tremolite in plaster - low HD-resolution: 2576 x 1936 px / file size approx. 4,8 MB | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
11.01.2016

Follow up to DCONex, topic: Asbestos in fillers and plasters

Dr. Gunnar Ries reports on lectures concerning the topic of asbestos in filler and plasters at the DCONex fair in Essen, January 13th-15th

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 SEM-picture of chrysotile asbestos in cushioned vinyl | © CRB Analyse Service GmbH
21.07.2015

Reporting system for the analysis of material samples is being converted.

We have converted our reporting system for the analysis of material samples for asbestos as of July 23rd, 2015

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Apr 30, 2019

Impregnation of outdoor clothing - Göttinger Tageblatt reports about MeyerundKuhl

MeyerundKuhl Spezialwäschen GmbH, based in Hardegsen, cleans and impregnates outdoor clothing for customers throughout Europe. The Göttinger Tageblatt reports on the successful start-up with which we recently developed a test method for the decontamination of asbestos in firefighting clothing. ... read more

Apr 16, 2019

Meet CRB at the 8th symposium "Der Bausachverständige"

Our experts welcome you at the 8th symposium "Der Bausachverständige" (The Building Expert) in Cologne on June 5. The focus of this year's event is on indoor pollutants radon and asbestos. ... read more

Mar 4, 2019

Test method developed for asbestos decontamination of firefighters' clothing

In fire situations, firefighters are exposed to a variety of hazardous substances, including asbestos. In cooperation with the MeyerundKuhl specialist laundry, CRB has developed a test procedure to check whether fire-fighting textiles can be sufficiently decontaminated by washing and impregnation. ... read more