New Experimental Block-Making Machine

Developing sustainable products on an industrial scale

This report outlines the path from a vision to its implementation. The completed project constitutes a follow-up by the IAB Competence Centre for Sustainability and Resource Efficiency in the Construction Industry and was implemented with major support from the state of Thuringia as part of investments in research-related equipment infrastructure (Reg.-No. 2021 WIN 0006). The existing block-making machine at the IAB, with its outdated technology, poor adjustment possibilities and lack of filling carriage units, could no longer meet the demands of future developments. In addition, the ever-increasing maintenance work made a suitable replacement necessary.

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Dipl.-Eng. Thomas Roske, IAB – Weimar Institute of Applied Construction Research gGmbH, Germany Dipl.-Eng. Peter Ortmann, Knauer Engineering GmbH Industrieanlagen & Co. KG, Germany IAB – Institut für Angewandte Bauforschung Weimar gGmbH Über der Nonnenwiese 1, 99428 Weimar, Germany T +49 3643 86840 F +49 3643 8684113


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