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SOLUTlONS infrastructure

screens and ensure the privacy of patients from public
areas.
The horizontal and vertical elements, which should
not be latticework, but optically rather massive, would
not have been possible with
steel-reinforced concrete as
they would have been too
heavy to be easily anchored
to the load-bearing walls.
The planners opted for a hollow-core cross section with a
shell that is only 30 mm thick.
This way, the weight of the
precast elements was reduced
by roughly 60%.
As a third example, I would
like to mention the first bridge
ever entirely made from carbon-reinforced concrete in Albstadt-Ebingen.
The 15-m-long bridge is used
by pedestrians and cyclists
and can also accommodate a
10-ton snow-removal vehicle.
This is a perfect example to
demonstrate the potential of
this innovative material.
What are the core advantages
of textile- or carbon-reinforced

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concrete applications?

C.K.: The main advantages

are unequivocally corrosion
resistance and lightness. Take
a façade panel for example.
A carbon-reinforced concrete
panel is 2-3 cm thick compared to 8-10 cm for
steel-reinforced concrete.
This is an enormous material
saving.
With regards to the worldwide sand shortage, a shift
to this innovative material is
mandatory. In bridge building, it is rather the durability aspect that has a major
impact. For steel-reinforced
concrete, a sealing cover or
an asphalt layer that needs
a restructuring every 5-10
years is required. With carbon-reinforced concrete, this
layer is not needed any more,
resulting in minimized maintenance costs and increased
durability. Bridges made of
carbon-reinforced concrete
have a lifespan of 80-100
years with no renovation cycles in-between.
Ten years ago, we built the
world's longest pedestrian

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bridge in Albstadt-Lautlingen, with a total length of
nearly 100 meters. No deterioration has been observed
so far.
What trends are you foreseeing for textile-reinforced concrete over the next ten years?

C.K.: As far as façades,

bridges and restructuring are
concerned, this innovative
material will continue to gain
importance and extend its
position in the marketplace. I
would even go further and say
it is going to replace steel in
these niches.
However, all the players in
the process chain still have
some homework to do from
application-oriented research
at institutes and universities
to standardization activities.
I assume we will be able to
rely on standardized norms
within a few years.

How important is it for Tudalit
to accelerate knowledge transfer and how important is this
network for your activities?

C.K.: The envisaged transi-

tion of Tudalit from a trademark to an international industry association could ring
in a new era.
We see enormous potential
since there is a need for this
format to pool the resources
of the entire carbon industry
and enhance the application
of carbon concrete as an interesting alternative to metallic
reinforcements.
More information:
www.solidian.com
References
[1] www.bauen-neu-denken.
de/eine-neue-art-desbauens/
[2] www.tagesschau.de/
inland/deutsche-bruecken-101.html
[3] www.bauindustrie.
de/zahlen-fakten/
statistik-anschaulich/bedeutung-der-bauwirtschaft/
www.bauen-neu-denken.de/
en/
[4] www.bauen-neu-denken.
de/c%c2%b3-projekt-gewinnt-renommierten-energyglobe-world-award/

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019

Cover
Edito
Moving composites forward: on the shoulders of giant
Contents
NEWS
In brief
Successful partners
Agenda
BUSINESS
Matrix - CFRP composite manufacturing trends
Cost - A brand-new approach for economically competitive composites
MANUFACTURING
Fibre placement - Replacing individual unit tests by integrated process control
NDT - Optical metrology improves the production of composite products at every step
Initiative - Spotlights from the world of lightweighting
FEATURE SPORTS & LEISURE - The largest testing ground
Success story - DPS designs the world’s most advanced skis
Carbon - New type of unidirectional prepreg for sport applications with complex shapes
Additive manufacturing - lnnovative composite bicycle frame
Textile - Porcher lndustries: excellence in sports and leisure
Innovations - Sports on the scene at JEC World 2019
Carbon - The next generation of high-performance rigging
Standardisation - Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications
SOLUTIONS
Infrastructure - Can carbon-reinforced concrete replace steel in the long run?
Art - “Train your brain, think disruptive, outside the box and follow your visions!”
Music - Music instruments from carbon, glass or flax fibres
Watch - A watch ahead of its time
In the world - Composites visit the doctor
TECHNOLOGY
Ageing - Effects of ageing on the mechanical and structural properties of glass/epoxy composite pipes in seawater
Inside the lab - Advanced Composites Research Group – Queen’s University Belfast
Index
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Edito
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Moving composites forward: on the shoulders of giant
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Contents
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - In brief
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Successful partners
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Agenda
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Matrix - CFRP composite manufacturing trends
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 14
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Cost - A brand-new approach for economically competitive composites
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Fibre placement - Replacing individual unit tests by integrated process control
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - NDT - Optical metrology improves the production of composite products at every step
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Initiative - Spotlights from the world of lightweighting
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Success story - DPS designs the world’s most advanced skis
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Carbon - New type of unidirectional prepreg for sport applications with complex shapes
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 30
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Additive manufacturing - lnnovative composite bicycle frame
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 32
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Textile - Porcher lndustries: excellence in sports and leisure
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 34
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 35
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Innovations - Sports on the scene at JEC World 2019
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 37
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Carbon - The next generation of high-performance rigging
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 39
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Standardisation - Research, innovation and development for composite marine and offshore applications
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Infrastructure - Can carbon-reinforced concrete replace steel in the long run?
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Art - “Train your brain, think disruptive, outside the box and follow your visions!”
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Music - Music instruments from carbon, glass or flax fibres
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Watch - A watch ahead of its time
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - In the world - Composites visit the doctor
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - 55
JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Ageing - Effects of ageing on the mechanical and structural properties of glass/epoxy composite pipes in seawater
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JEC COMPOSITES MAGAZINE - Issue #129 - July/August 2019 - Inside the lab - Advanced Composites Research Group – Queen’s University Belfast
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