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Technical papers

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


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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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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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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Jan 23, 2020

Innovation award for safe asbestos decontamination of firefighter clothing

Innovation award for a process developed by MeyerundKuhl Spezialwäschen GmbH together with CRB for the analysis of possibly contaminated fire brigade clothing for asbestos and artificial mineral fibres. ... read more

Jan 21, 2020

ARD contribution: Tenants with asbestos problems left alone

Whenever independent building measures are carried out in your own household: tenants are often left in ignorance. It is essential to know whether asbestos has been used in your own home and what dangers you may be exposed to. ... read more

Jan 16, 2020

DCONex 2020 in Essen: We welcome you at booth OG-01

On January 22 and 23, the DCONex congress with accompanying exhibition will take place in Essen. As an expert for asbestos analysis, we will again be represented with our own stand at the trade fair for harmful substances. ... read more

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