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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06. November 2020

Bridge strengthening in Riehen (Basel, CH) avec re-bar in sprayed mortar

A reinforced concrete bridge was renovated as part of various renovation works at the ‘Mühleteich’ in Riehen.
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29. October 2020

fib Webinar on iron-based shape memory alloys in civil engineering

fib Webinar on iron-based shape memory alloys in civil engineering presented by Dr. Moslem Shahverdi from Empa:
https://www.fib-international.org/events/fib-webinars/90-development-and-application-of-an-iron-based-shape-memory-alloy-in-civil-engineering-structures.html

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31. August 2020

Reinforcement of a prestressed bridge girder

A bridge girder was locally damaged by road traffic and prestrssed strands were damaged. Within two hours the reinforcement was performed with re-plate.
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