Design of composite tunnel linings workshop is successfully held by ARUP and BASF

The Design of composite tunnel linings workshop was successfully held at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, Shatin on 7th September 2017, and the event was jointly organised by ARUP and BASF. A high number of participants attended this event, including local government officials, concrete producers and consultants. ARUP and BASF have cooperated extensively on testing and modeling the composite behaviour between concrete and spray applied waterproofing membrane MasterSeal 345. At the workshop, our invited speakers discussed about the composite lining research and the comprehensive technical information gathered which allow designers to quantify the lining thickness and reduction potential. In-depth details were shared in the workshop.

 

 

 

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About BASF’s Construction Chemicals Division

BASF’s Construction Chemicals division offers advanced chemicals solutions for new construction, maintenance, repair and renovation of structures: Our comprehensive portfolio encompasses concrete admixtures, cement additives, chemical solutions for underground construction, waterproofing systems, sealants, concrete repair & protection systems, performance grouts, performance flooring systems, tile fixing systems, expansion control systems and wood protection solutions.

The Construction Chemicals division’s about 5,500 employees form a global community of construction experts. To solve our customers’ specific construction challenges from conception through to completion of a project, we combine our know-how across areas of expertise and regions and draw on the experience gained in countless construction projects worldwide. We leverage global BASF technologies, as well as our in-depth knowledge of local building needs, to develop innovations that help make our customers more successful and drive sustainable construction.

The division operates production sites and sales centers in more than 50 countries and achieved sales of about €2.3 billion in 2015.

About BASF

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. The approximately 112,000 employees in the BASF Group work on contributing to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio is organized into five segments: Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions and Oil & Gas. BASF generated sales of more than €70 billion in 2015. BASF shares are traded on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt (BAS), London (BFA) and Zurich (AN). Further information at www.basf.com.