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de Cavis AG, Switzerland

We are a Swiss material manufacturer that operates innovative technology and product development and consults in the field of materials. Our goal-oriented approach and our creative solutions allow us to efficiently develop novel materials in a customer-oriented manner. We serve industrial sectors s more

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  • Disposable masks could be used to improve concrete

    With the pervasive single-use masks during the pandemic now presenting an environmental problem, researchers have demonstrated the idea of incorporating old masks into a cement mixture to create stronger, more durable concrete.  In a paper published in the journal, Materials Letters, a Washington St more

  • Long-term carbon dioxide emissions from cement production can be drastically reduced

    Global warming and affordable housing are two dominant topics of public debate. Climate protection is achieved by reducing emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO₂). Housing is generated through more housing being built. This requires concrete, the most important building material in our more

  • Scientists develop alternative cement with low carbon footprint

    Researchers at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) in Germany and the Brazilian University of Pará have developed a climate-friendly alternative to conventional cement. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced during production by up to two thirds when a previously unused overbu more

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How seawater strengthens Roman concrete

The ancient Romans had a recipe for concrete that won't corrode in seawater. Scientists are trying to figure it out. more

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Cement

Cement In the most general sense of the word, cement is a binder, a substance which sets and hardens independently, and can bind other materials together. The name "cement" goes back to the Romans who used the term "opus caementitium" to descri ... more

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