memory®-steel Easy and efficient prestressing

With an increasing demand for productivity, elegance, and practicality, the construction industry is always forced to find new methods and seek out innovation. Developments of new products and technologies are constantly required.

re-fer has set itself these goals and provides different reinforcing systems for the structural engineering domain. Especially maintenance and the associated life-time extension will be key concerns in the future. As supplier of a Shape Memory Alloy (abbr.: SMA), re-fer allows for an easy and novel prestressing technique for retrofitting, new construction, and prefabrication. In addition to the SMA technology, re-fer offers further products for applications in strengthening to distributors and end-users.

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19. December 2019

Postdoc position at Empa

In the area of reinforced concrete columns strengthened with memory-steel, Empa Dübendorf offers a postdoc position. The project is carried out in collaboration with …

28. October 2019

Vault strengthening at the underground station Jungfraujoch

In the framework of several extension works in the underground railway station at the Jungfraujoch, re-bars were embedded in a sprayed mortar layer to …

27. August 2019

SMAR Conference 2019

re-fer is present again at the SMAR 2019. Organized by the Swiss Empa and German BAM, the conference taking place in Potsdam from August …


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