Russia and Turkmenistan interested in Armenia-produced seismic “pillows”
YEREVAN, JULY 10, ARMENPRESS: The Russian Federation, Turkmenistan and the Islamic Republic of Iran are interested in the seismic “pillows” produced in the Republic of Armenia. At present negotiations are held with the organizations from these countries. This was reported to Armenpress by the Acting Director of the “RETINE NORUYT” Limited Liability Company Hakob Galstyan. “The rubber-metallic seismic bases or the seismic “pillows” produced by our company have been exported by now only to Iran”, - said Hakob Galstyan, adding that in Armenia there is certain inactivity in the seismic market towards the “pillows”. As stated by the specialist, though the use of the rubber-metallic seismic bases is quite important and crucial for Armenia, many builders and customers avoid of them, as they are not aware of their use “culture”.
The Acting Director of the "RETINE NORUYT" Limited Liability Company Hakob Galstyan informed that the seismic “pillows” produced by their company have been placed in the bases of 10 structures of Yerevan, ordered mainly by the “Elite Group” Closed Joint Stock Company.
The seismic “pillows” are special rubber devices, which are put in the bases of the buildings to make them quake-proof. They allow to resist up to 9,5 magnitude earthquakes. The “pillows” can be placed not only in the base of the newly built structures, but also in the old buildings. Armenia is one of the leading countries in the world producing the rubber-metallic seismic bases or the seismic “pillows”.