Technical support

Wilhelm Dyckerhoff Institut

  • Central quality control of our 8 plants in Germany and Luxembourg in accordance to the European cement standard EN 197
  • Support in quality issues of the ready-mixed concrete plants and the cement plants
  • Quality coordination of the German and East European plants and the sales departments
  • Sulfate optimization of the cements
  • Chromate reduction of the cements in Germany
  • Development of new cement types according to the European standard


Support of use of secondary fuels and raw material in our plants. Optimization of the cements for the application

  • self compacting concrete
  • construction chemistry


Development of cements with Mikrodur technology

  • on Basis of ultrafine cement components


Durability issues

  • formation of thaumasite and ettringite
  • alkali-silica-reaction – testing methods


Optimization of artificial stones

  • coating systems for artificial stones
  • support of Flowstone applications


Development of new testing methods

  • non destructive testing methods
  • rheological testing methods


Working in patents, associations and standardizations of building materials