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In the following you will find in chronological order a number of technical articles which were current at the time of their publication.


Potentially asbestos-containing filling compound

September 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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Information about HBCD

October 2016

Information about HBCD

Insulating materials made of polystyrene (styrofoam) with more than 1000 ppm HBCD have been considered hazardous waste in Germany since 30.9.2016 in accordance with the POP Ordinance and the Waste Catalogue Ordinance, AVV.
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Asbestos in road surfaces

November 2012

Asbestos in road surfaces

Road surfaces (asphalt) are a problem that has been known for a long time and has not been taken into account by the public or by legislation for just as long.
These consist of a mixture of bitumen binder and natural stone chippings. Basic, magmatic rocks such as basalt, diabase or gabbro are frequently used for the highly stressed surface course in particular ...
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Sep 16, 2022

Incorrect asbestos roof cleaning leads to imprisonment and fines

Special care is required when handling asbestos. Asbestos dust can be released not only during renovation work but also when asbestos roofs are improperly cleaned. Those who disregard the regulations endanger themselves and their fellow human beings and risk heavy fines. ... read more

Aug 24, 2022

Online Workshop VDI Guideline 6202 Sheet 3 - Asbestos

On September 13, 2022, the Gesamtverband Schadstoffsanierung e.V. (GVSS) offers an online workshop on VDI Guideline 6202 Sheet 3. As a member of the association, we are pleased to point out this interesting event. ... read more

Aug 10, 2022

Suspicion of asbestos-contaminated protective clothing? - We test PPE for asbestos and AMF.

A process developed jointly with MeyerundKuhl Spezialwäschen GmbH allows us to non-destructively test firefighters' clothing and other PPE for asbestos and artificial mineral fibers. ... read more