ÖBV Technical Bulletin

Tunnel Coatings

The technical bulletin on tunnel coatings was created by updating the “Coatings for Tunnel Inner Shells” (2004) bulletin. The new European code of practice is lent particular consideration for instance in assessing the fire behaviour of construction materials.

Topical examples from practical use are also contained in the new bulletin. Essential novelties include the introduction of an approval criterion for on-site application of the technical properties of the tunnel coating (LRV – Light Reflection Value) and for the first time a description of special systems (for example cement-bonded...

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Issue 03/2022 MC-Bauchemie

New 1C Tunnel Coating

In no way inferior to two-component coatings based on reactive resins, also offers improved light yield with an optimum gloss level, simplified and faster cleaning, a reduction in operating costs,...

Issue 03/2018 Austria

12th International Shotcrete Conference in Alpbach

In January 2018, more than 350 trade visitors from research and practice as well as 123 exhibitors responded to the invitation of Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Kusterle from the OTH Regensburg to attend the 12th...

Issue 04/2017

Structural Fire Protection in the Strenger Tunnel

1 Introduction The Strenger Tunnel, which was built between 2000 and 2005 on the S16 Arlberg expressway, is roughly 5.8 km long and consists of two tubes. This road tunnel, which is located between...

Issue 02/2016 Waterproofing Systems in Double-Shell Tunnels

Bonding Behaviour of Sheet Membrane, Geotextile and Shotcrete

1 Introduction Within the scope of long-term investigations of the supporting material for existing tunnels, sheet membranes from various tunnels were analyzed following life cycles of up to 40 years....

Issue 06/2014 Austria

ÖBV Construction Congress 2014

The Austrian Society for Construction Technology (ÖBV) stages a construction congress every two years for clients, the construction and building materials industry as well as for engineering offices....