13 December 2016
13 December 2016
Toho Tenax congratulates the carbon concrete composite researchers Prof. Manfred Curbach, Prof. Chokri Cherif and Prof. Peter Offermann from TU Dresden on the awarding of the President of Germany’s German Future Prize for their research into carbon concrete composite (C³ project).
Toho Tenax says that The Federal President's Award for Technology and Innovation is one of the most important scientific prizes in Germany and was handed over by Germany's president Joachim Gauck.
According to Toho Tenax, carbon concrete composite will revolutionise the construction industry and enable resource-friendly, slender construction in the future. The first projects have already been realised successfully with Tenax carbon fibres. Toho Tenax says it is one of the world’s market leaders for carbon fibres and the leading provider for construction in Germany and it looks forward to a future in which safe, slender and intelligent construction go hand in hand. Toho Tenax is proud to be able to contribute to this revolutionary technology with our high-performance carbon fibre Tenax.
Carbon concrete composite is an economical and resource-friendly alternative to standard reinforced concrete: as carbon does not rust, carbon concrete composite structures have a much longer life expectancy. The maintenance required during this time is practically zero. What’s more, walls made from carbon concrete composite can be much thinner, i.e. a slimmer construction is possible. Up to 80% of the concrete volume could be saved in this way in the future.
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Interface Polymers has won one of the AkzoNobel ‘Paint the Future’ Awards given to innovative startups, winning an Award in the ‘Enhanced Functionality’ category.
On 7 June 2019, the Eccellenze al lavoro [Excellence at work] award ceremony promoted by Confindustria Bergamo, the chief manufacturing and service industries association in Bergamo, was held at the Fiera di Bergamo Exhibition and Trade Centre.
Every year, JEC rewards the best cutting-edge and ingenious projects using and reinventing the use of composites in different categories, recognising the innovation and the full potential of composites.