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MC-Bauchemie celebrates 20th anniversary in Russia

MC-Bauchemie celebrates 20th anniversary in Russia

Bottrop, 8 December 2016. Throughout this year, MC Russia has been very much focused on its 20th anniversary, organising numerous activities to celebrate the occasion – from customer events and gala dinners for its employees to charity collections and video competitions.

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MC-Bauchemie launches new concrete release emulsion of its latest generation

Ortolan Extra 772 KS

Ortolan Extra 772 KS combines outstanding separation performance with effective corrosion protection and environmental compatibility 

Bottrop, 4 October 2016. MC-Bauchemie has introduced a new environmentally friendly, mineral oil-based concrete release emulsion onto the market in the form of Ortolan Extra 772 KS with integrated corrosion inhibitor. Developed especially for use with non-absorbent steel formwork in the precast concrete segment, it is suitable for both unheated and heated moulding applications up to + 70°C. This read-to-use, low-viscosity agent ensures outstanding separation to leave high-quality, smooth concrete surfaces. Ortolan Extra 772 KS is also kind to operatives and the environment, offering easy sprayability, minimal odour and rapid biodegradability.


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Artist Brele Scholz remoulds wooden European Heads with MC cast resin

Europaen head by Brele Scholz

Bottrop, 15 September 2016. Brele Scholz (59), an artist living in Aachen (Germany), chose our international concrete symposium in October 2012 to premiere her European Heads (larger-than-life wood sculptures). She has now remoulded these works of art, using MC casting resin as her material of choice. In the following interview the artist explains what she wants to express with her work and why she has chosen a construction chemical product.

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20 year anniversary of the Brugg railway bridge

20 year anniversary of the Brugg railway bridge

Bottrop, 12 July 2016. The “new” railway bridge across the Aare near Brugg (Switzerland) was completed in 1996. It was built as a replacement for its predecessor of 1905 of which the natural stone piers were retained for the new build, having been rehabilitated with products from MC-Bauchemie. On the occasion of the 20-year anniversary, MC Switzerland arranged an engineering conference at Technopark Brugg for 19 May 2016. This was attended by 40 structural planning engineers and client representatives. After the immaculate condition of the bridge had been confirmed during an inspection attended by all the participants, three speakers talked about the history and the construction of the bridge and related material technology issues.

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