Technologies for Building and Construction

      
Technologies for Building and Construction

Safe and secure shelters; be it residential or work place, represent one of the fundamental needs of mankind. No wonder that the Building and construction industry is one of the most rapidly developing sectors, globally. It includes both large and small real estate development. But both face similar problems of complex demands, resource constraints, tight deadlines and economic pressures. Challenges include rural housing, urban rehabilitation of slums, and immediate relief operations that included swiftly built safe houses for disaster victims. Improved technologies for this industry have made construction affordable through reduction in cost of materials and construction; improved building materials; providing state of art wood substitutes; and building prefabricated instant houses. Some interesting and innovative solutions are listed below.

Sl.No
Technologies Available
Product/Process
Technology Provider
1. EPS DOOR SHUTTER
  • Made using EPS foam core and agro-forestry wooden frame.
  • Lighter- than- wooden door shutter (14 kg/m2)
  • Economical, 15% cheaper than wooden shutter
  • Conforms to IS:4020-1994; and Approved by CPWD.
CSIR-Central Building
Research Institute,
Roorkee
Website- http://www.cbri.res.in
2. SEMI-MECHANISED BRICK MAKING MACHINE An extrusion Machine to manufacture 4000 wire cut bricks
per hour, with an economically low rate of power consumption. This machine has advanced design; it provides efficient service; and is indigenously available involving a small capital outlay.
CSIR-Central Building
Research Institute,
Roorkee
Website- http://www.cbri.res.in
3. TECHNOLOGY FOR ANTI-CORROSIVE COATINGS Provides resistance to corrosion in coastal environment;
  • Improves elongation, tensile strength, flexibility, adhesion, chemical resistance and reduction in the water vapor permeation; and
  • Displays excellent resistance to chemicals and
    fertilizers
CSIR-Central Building
Research Institute,
Roorkee
Website- http://www.cbri.res.in
4. POLLUTION FREE LIME KILN A device for making lime kilns pollution- free. It can be installed in existing lime kilns to control pollution. The device consists of double deck packed bed scrubber-cum-entrainment separator using lime stone and reusable packing material. The exhaust gases are fed at the bottom of water scrubber and pollution- free gases are sucked through top of the chimney using induced draft fan. Power failure would not affect kiln operation. It is suitable for separation of particle size less than 10 micron. CSIR-Central Building
Research Institute,
Roorkee
Website- http://www.cbri.res.in

MSME Technology Facilitation Centre
(A Joint Initiative of MSME&Textiles Department of GoWB & CSIR)



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