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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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Jun 28, 2019

Review of the 8th symposium "Der Bausachverständige"

Under the title "Radon and asbestos - invisible enemies in the house" the 8th symposium "Der Bausachverständige" took place in Cologne. Read our follow-up report here. ... read more

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

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