Yearly Archives: 2013

New staff member in Austria: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Holger Bach

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Holger Bach was hired as project manager at the Petromodel-company as of 1 December 2013. He is located in the city of Graz in Austria. You can reach him at holger.bach@petromodel.is.

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Petroscope 4D helps to classify tunnel debris

The first samples consisting of tunnel excavation material from the Koralm Tunnel project are being analysed. The Spectral Analysis function of the Petroscope 4D device is used to monitor colour and colour textures of the particles. An elaborated statistical prediction

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Evaluation of attrition tests for railway ballast, by Dipl.-Ing. Holger Bach.

For those interested in the properties of railway ballast and durability – and the use of PETROSCOPE 4D – and if you are near to Graz in Steiermark, Austria! Then you should go to Graz University of Technology/ Technische Universitet

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Beton-bogen, getting an update!

The Danish have started work on an update to Beton-bogen – The Concrete-Book – and it is also available online, but still only in Danish: http://diaphoni.ipapercms.dk/aalborgportland/NordicCement/BetonBogen/BetonBogen1985/

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Beton-bogen, now available online!

Beton-bogen, a very good and classical book in Danish, has now been scanned and is open and available for everyone online: http://diaphoni.ipapercms.dk/aalborgportland/NordicCement/BetonBogen/BetonBogen1985/

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Petromodel ehf and ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG agreement signed!

Petromodel ehf and ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG in Austria signed a second agreement on the renting of the measuring equipment PETROSCOPE_4D made by Petromodel, this time for up to 9 months with first renting being in 2012. In both cases the PETROSCOPE_4D

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ÖBB Research Project on Railway Ballast extended

ÖBB has extended their joint research project with TU Graz Institute for Railway Engineering and Transport Economy for another seven months. Once again, Petroscope 4D 4/80 will be used to analyse hundreds of railway ballast samples in order to find

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