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Energy-efficient torque drives in mixing technology
Permanent-magnet synchronous motors, which are also known as torque or high-torque motors, are rapidly becoming established as the standard solution for more and more applications – and now also in mixing technology. Combined with a compact and space-saving design that only requires very little installation space, the high torque output of these dr... 

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International Conference on Concrete Block Paving

The 12th International Conference on Concrete Block Pavement (ICCBP 2018) will take place from 16 to 19 October 2018 in Seoul, Korea. The conference is the continuation of a series of successful events in San Francisco, Buenos Aires, Shanghai and Dresden. The event was previously known internationally under the name ‘PAVE’, and this is the second o... 



The future of 3D printing and its applications in the precast concrete industry

In this article, worldwide, ground-breaking projects and scientific studies are presented to showcase the potential of digital fabrication with concrete. On a trial-and-error basis, the frontiers of this innovative technology are rapidly being explored, such as the 3D printing of concrete. A large-scale 3D concrete printer has already been develope... 



Expansion of the plant equipment to reduce delivery times

Solid plastic production boards have been manufactured at the production location in Neubrunn for 27 years now. Altogether, around 19,000 production boards made of wood, plastic and wood/plastic composite leave the plant in southern Thuringia every month. It is above all the capacities of the machines used to manufacture the Wasa Uniplast® Ultra so... 



Experiential learning delivered by modern concrete pipe plants

Many modern concrete plants have become centers for experiential learning. The editorial in the CPI 5-2017 (October) described how concrete pipe producers are accommodating a need for educating specifiers, design engineers, regulators, elected representatives, contractors, and the public about the applied science of buried rigid and flexible pipeli... 



Singapore relies on precast concrete elements

Highly automated factories producing precast concrete elements have been initiated by the state to increase usage of precast concrete in Singapore construction industry. The slogan: out with time-consuming and labour-intensive traditional construction methods, in with maximum pre-fabrication. Straits Construction Group, one of the largest construct... 


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