Gypsum as a building material
Gypsum is a versatile material and an essential part of our natural habitat: Karst landscapes are impressive with their widely varied vegetation and numerous morphological manifestations.
And man has always used and formed this “natural habitat of gypsum”.
Gypsum rock is one of the most important mineral building materials. Not necessarily in terms of the amount used, although 4-5 million tons are meanwhile quite considerable too. But the more important point is its significance in interior construction.
Living with gypsum
An increasing number of people want to build inexpensively and improve their living standards. more
natural rock gypsum was created during a number of geological ages between 100 and 200 million years ago. Its chemical defined name is calcium sulphate… more
Germany’s Federal Emission Control Law of 1983 states that power stations with fossil fuel based combustion plants must be equipped with... more
Wall surfaces made of gypsum work in a very similar way to the human skin. Knauf plasters fulfil the highest requirements: pleasant warmth… more