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Cisilent® type E for the project Gasometer Oberhausen

The gasometer was completed in 1929 and, with interruptions until 1988, served as Europe's largest operated disc-type gas holder. With a diameter of 67.6 m and a height of 117.5 m, the building is an impressive landmark of European industrial monument.

Application of Calenberg sliding bearings for research institute in Lund

The spallation source ESS in Lund, southern Sweden, is a multi-disciplinary large-scale research centre currently under construction and will mark another milestone in material science. This plant, based on the world’s most powerful neutron source, contains the strongest linear proton accelerator ever built. It will be used to look at and understand basic atomic structures and forces in a wide range of materials/substances.

InnoTrans and the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Regarding to the impact of the coronavirus and associated travel restrictions on international business, InnoTrans organiser Messe Berlin told us, as things stand at present, there is no reason to cancel InnoTrans 2020 but it will be postponed and the world’s largest rail industry event is expected to take place next year. 

Calenberg presents new railway product portfolio

In addition to the already established track bed and sub-ballast mats of the USM and USM G type series as well as the microcellular EPDM Rail Pads and Base Plate Pads, Calenberg has further extended its product range for track technology.
Ciprotec is a PU-bound rubber granulate mat. It is primarily used on surfaces covered with ballast in railway track systems in structures such as bridges and tunnels to prevent ballast wear or protect structure layers in the interface between ballast and concrete or steel. Ciprotec can be lined with non-woven fabric or geotextile and supplied in different thicknesses or rigidities where required.

Calenberg cancels trade fair participations

The spread of the coronavirus and the resulting consequences currently do not allow a safe planning of events. We assume our responsibility for all persons involved and have decided to cancel our participation at following shows: Asia Pacific Rail, Asia Solutions Rail and InterNoise in June/July.


In the next issue of the Journal of Constructional Steel Research, the article "Load-carrying capacity of bolted end-plate connections with elastomeric interlayer" will be published, in which extensive investigations on the product core compact bearing are discussed.

Calenberg sliding bearing for new Bundesliga stadium in Freiburg

The Dreisam football stadium, home to the club SC Freiburg, was built in 1954 and does not correspond to DFL guidelines, which means that it requires special approval to be used for football matches in the German Bundesliga. A decision was therefore made in 2012 to build a new stadium with a capacity of 34,700 seats. After starting the construction in 2018, the new stadium is due to be ready in summer 2020.

Redesign in Responsive Design - the new face of our website.

We are happy to present a modern corporate design for Calenberg. Clear, fast, modern, informative and responsive: the new fresh appearance adapts to the growing demands of the digital world.
In addition to increased user-friendliness, we have also attached great importance to a structured presentation of our products.

Calenberg Cisilent© Type E - Now with rental option

Rent temporary noise protection for construction sites, events or work areas - simple and flexible.

Cast off - cruise ship with impressive glass roof

Facilitation of horizontal movements fort he glass roof while at sea and under temperature expansion
The Iona cruise ship by P&O Cruises has a glass roof, making it unique among cruise ships.
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