Institute of Geotechnical Engineering of ETH Zurich

Institut für Geotechnik ETH Zürich

One of fields researched and taught by the Institute of Geotechnical Engineering at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering of ETH Zurich is that of seismic engineering. Based on simulations, the geotechnical engineering team investigates the effects of earthquakes and other natural forces on buildings and infrastructure.


Kessel, Kesselreinigungstestanlage für Power Wave Kesselreinigung

Super-high pressure waves from P-Wave clean boilers. Bachofen provides solutions for optimal sealing and functionality.

GRZ Technologies SA

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Powering the energy revolution: GRZ as a pioneer in hydrogen technology. The future of clean energy belongs to hydrogen – this conviction forms the backbone of the business model at GRZ Technologies. The young company is shaking up the market for hydrogen applications thanks to its environmentally friendly power-to-power solutions.

Bachem AG

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Bachem AG, a leading global producer of peptides and active ingredients, is expanding its Bubendorf site. With Bachofen’s support, they find optimally sized control valves for cancer research, vaccine development and diabetes treatment. Discover how the special requirements were met.

Pamasol Willi Mäder AG

Pamasol Willi Mäder AG

Pamasol became aware of our lighting EX products during a customer visit. It transpired that an ATEX Zone 2 Approval was sufficient. The technical details check performed by our specialists showed that the HLS27 complies with all standards, conformities and ATEX directives.

Mems AG

Mems AG

The customer is implementing a power-to-gas pilot project for Rheinische Netzgesellschaft in the Cologne area for an existing network of 100 residential units. This technology promises a sustainable and environmentally friendly energy supply. Electricity from renewable sources is converted into hydrogen and fed into the existing natural gas grid.

Lauener+Cie SA

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The compact, modular traffic light system from Banner, equipped with a rotary switch, meets all these requirements.

Hunkeler Systeme AG

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Recycling rates are increasing worldwide. It may be happening at different speeds, but the trend is clearly towards the circular economy. This all means that the recycling sector is growing. The Swiss company Hunkeler Systeme AG is a major player in the industry.

Gema Switzerland GmbH

Foto bei Gema AG, mit der Banner Leuchte, die an einem Schwenkarm befestigt ist. Eine Hand ist abgebildet, die die Lampe anschaltet.

The Bachofen specialists closely examined the specific requirements of the application and recommended that the Gema engineers opt for the WL50 light from Bachofen technology partner Banner, as this light has been specially developed for industrial applications in confined spaces.

Bühler AG Insect Technology

Bühler AG

In the coming decades, the demand for protein for humans and animals will dramatically increase, but conventional protein sources are not environmentally friendly. Using insect protein plants, Bühler is taking another path.

Belimo Automation AG

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Belimo’s devices are thoroughly tested before they are sent to customers. To check and adjust the flow meters, Belimo built a new test system that sequentially generates various volumetric flows ranging from 2 to 2000 l/min in a circuit. An important factor in achieving reliable results is flow regulation. For this, the designers needed a sliding gate valve with a wide temperature range and extremely high responsiveness.

Asic Robotics AG

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Based on the project requirements, it quickly became clear that an axis from HSB Automation with a ball screw drive would be suitable. The experienced industry product specialists created the appropriate axis design for the customer-specific cell modules on the transfer line.

ASCO Kohlensäure AG

Asco Kohlensäure

Up to now, the customer had used the Ewon Cosy in dry ice plants for remote maintenance. This VPN router supports communication via a specially specified connection point, the Talk2M server.