Staff of the State Standardization and Testing Institute in Rwanda (RSB) for training at EPH
As part of German development cooperation with Rwanda, a project is currently in place to set up a wood and furniture testing laboratory in Rwanda's capital Kigali, which is being coordinated by the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) in Braunschweig.
Development of a process for dimensioning and manufacturing PCM-equipped components with integrated heat buffer function
Even modern windows and front doors still represent a thermal weak point of buildings and are directly exposed to weather conditions as part of the external building envelope.
Cyclic carbonates as crosslinkers for biobased feedstocks
For a successful and competitive application of bio-based adhesive systems in the wood-based panel industry, reactive, preferably water-soluble crosslinkers are required, which also cure thermally with more complex raw materials and without splitting off by-products.