38th International Eisenwarenmesse 2012, Cologne
>> Iron, Iron, Iron <<
Every two years everything here at the River Rhine is about iron. Always then, when it’s announced from the grounds of Koelnmesse again:
Welcome to the International Eisenwarenmesse.
From March 4 – 7, 2012 it was time again for the 38th International Eisenwarenmesse and the entire range of iron hardware from tools, industry requirements, mounting and connecting technology, metal fittings, as well as building and home improvement was presented.
müllermusic, too was present at the leading global exhibition of the hardware industry. As usual with spotlights, loudspeakers, projectors, trussing, hang points, ideas, services, motivated colleagues and plenty of satisfied customers.
On the right you see a few impressions. Should you have further questions please send an e-mail to our Project Leader Mr. Michael Grundmann.
Iron – Would You Have Known it (Yet)?
In science resp. chemistry the abbreviation for iron is "Fe" according to its Latin name Ferrum and it stands with ordinal number 26 in the eight sub-group of the periodical system. Iron herewith combines 26 protons within a nucleus. It has a density of 7,874 g/cm3 at a melting point of 1,538 °C and a boiling point of 2,861 °C.
Admitted – up to here our speech is very theoretic. But what for is iron known, too? Iron is the main component of steel and symbolizes the awakening during the industrialization. Some notes are: steam engines, railways, bridges – and even the Koelner Dom! Until Eiffel tower was built in 1889 for the World Exhibition, the filigree roof timbers of the Koelner Dom were the biggest steel construction of the world.
At the end of the 19th Century the first skyscrapers with a steel skeleton were then built in Chicago and New York. Nowadays everybody knows about the impressive skylines of the famous metropolises.
However, let’s get back to the dome. As a real Cologne company we would like to mention – not without pride – that our dome was the world’s highest building in the 1880s for four years after all, after a construction time of 600 years. ;-)
Photographs © müllermusic Veranstaltungstechnik