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    Rubber floors for cattle housing

    brings the pasture indoors

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    Cow comfort - soft rubber coverings for lying, walking and standing

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    Our solution:

    rubber coverings for every application in the cow house, especially developed for and optimally adapted to the particular demands of each area.

    Introduction

    The cow needs animal-friendly lying and walking areas:

    permanently soft hygienic slip-resistant

    = pre-requisite for high productivity and longevity

    If flooring in cattle houses was as soft as in nature, conditions for cows would be healthier and more comfortable.After all, cows use the floor in the cattle house 24 hours a day for lying, standing and walking.

    easy installation long-lasting ideal softness sophisticated details dimensionally stable slip-resistant

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    al m

    ilk y

    ield

    (kg

    ) before after

    lying comfort walking comfort

    Higher milk yield due to animal-friendly lying and walking areas

    up to 400 kg more milk

    Source: Eelkema, W., Heikamp, R., Hopster, H., 2004

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    WINGFLEX 8KEW Plus 9KKM 10KKM LongLine 11ergoBOARD 12

    LENTA 29KEN 30

    SIESTA calving pen / quarantine / ... 27

    Basics R & D 6

    Basics R & D 18

    Which products do we produce? 2Contents & product overview 3About KRAIBURG 4General product data: warranty, installation, tolerances 5

    KURA S 20KURA P 21KURA Flex / Form 22KURA Rotary rotary parlour carousels 23pediKURA system soft walking areas with abrasion zones 24

    LOSPA swiss pens 28

    KIM LongLine 16

    CALMA 17

    page

    ergoMILK ergonomic mat for the milking pit 26

    Impressions from practice in many countries 31

    maxiBOX comfort deep litter cubicle 13

    Pens / special areas

    Walking & milking areas

    Practice

    Introduction

    Lying areas

    Tying stalls / feed stalls

    Contents & product overview

    When we offer you several products for the same application, you can see our evaluation on cow comfort with the -symbols.

    Paved/concrete special areas

    Walking & milking areas

    Dairy cow cubicle house

    Young cattle

    Workplace milking area

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    Made in

    Germany

    KRAIBURG groupKRAIBURG has established itself as an expert specialist in the rubber business. The KRAIBURG Holding GmbH & Co. KG has a staff of more than 1,800 employees worldwide, mainly in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It holds branches in further European coun-tries as well as in Asia and North America.

    KRAIBURG housing floor technologySince 1968 we have been developing and manufacturing rubber floor mats for animal houses in Germany. Today about 160 employees exclusi-vely concentrate on these products.

    High quality rubber materialsRubber mats are subject to extremely high stress in agri-culture. We have been manu-facturing high-quality rubber mixtures with a unique process for over 40 years. Experience will tell you that not all rubber mats are the same.

    Tested qualityOur goal is to achieve more thanjust fulfilling the general legal require-ments. We went a step further byadditionally being certified with the worldwideISO 9001 standard. So we operate an in-house laboratory and test the properties of our products here in accordance with DLG testing methods (German Agricultural Society (DLG) incorporated society).For independent attestation we regularly have our products voluntarily tested by the DLG (resultsunder www.dlg.org).

    Our experience is your gain

    About KRAIBURG

    Have you got any questions?We look forward to hearing from you!

    You can call us at: +49/8683/701-303(We speak English, German, Russian)

    KRAIB

    URG

    TEST E N G I N

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    09/08 deformability/elasticity/continuous tread load 10/02 passed

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    ProductsKRAIBURG

    manufacturerguarantee*

    WINGFLEX 10 years

    KEW Plus rubber: 10 yearsfoam: 5 years

    KKM / KKM Puzzle / KKM LongLine 10 years

    KIM LongLine 10 years

    CALMA (Puzzle) 10 years

    maxiBOX 10 years

    Maintenance - minimum working time

    Our recommendation: spread a small amount of litter on the lying mats, e.g. softmilled straw or mineral material. (Moisture in the lying area, among other things, plays a major role in the development of skin diseases and infections!)

    -tions and control them regularly). We recommend keeping the walking areas as clean and dry as possible. (Important for claw health and slip resistance!)

    Our products can be kept clean with a high-pressure cleaner as well as standard cleaning agents.

    * More detailed information is available on request. Please pay attention to the information on the respective product pages.

    Our name stands for quality. We guarantee as a German manufacturer that ourproducts will function reliably for many years.

    KRAIBURG manufacturer guarantee

    General product data

    only for exclusive use as cubicle covering, no combinations, e.g. feeding+lying

    More technical details on request. The products presented here should only be used for the listed applications. Technical specifications are subject to alterations. All sales are subject to our General Terms and Conditions. Legal basis is the German version of the document.

    thickness: length + width:+3/-2 mm +/- 1.5 % (DIN ISO 3302-1 tolerance class M4) The tolerances also apply within the mat and when installed.

    Tolerances

    ProductsKRAIBURG

    manufacturerguarantee*

    pediKURA 5 years

    KURA S 5 years

    KURA P 5 years

    KURA Flex / KURA Form / KURA Rotary 5 years

    SIESTA 5 years

    LOSPA swiss 5 years

    LENTA 10 years

    KEN / KEN Puzzle 10 years

    Installation - easy and fast

    The installation of KRAIBURG mats is easy and fast. Nevertheless, it is important to pay attention to specific guidelines as well as to the correct installation! The guidelines to correct installation can be found in the installation instructions of the respective products. These are available in many languages. You will obtain these with the delivery, at your local KRAIBURG dealer or under www.kraiburg-agri.com. On our website you can also watch installation videos of many products.

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    What characterises KRAIBURG lying coverings?

    many integrated additional functions:

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    BasicsLying areas in dairy cow cubicle houses

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    Source: Mathis, A., 2006

    initial situation:mattress before

    installation of KEW Plus

    after 6 monthson KEW Plus

    after 15 monthson KEW Plus

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    in %

    major injuriesskin abrasions / swelling / impact on jointshealthy joints

    KEW Plus: assessing joint condition

    74 %DECREASE

    of big injuries!

    steady improvement

    in joint condition

    175 %INCREASE

    of healthyjoints!

    KRAIBURG mats - advantages at a glance

    Caring for joints well-being

    safe standing on the mat

    elastic surface

    elevated cubicle

    sealing lips in the rear edge of the lower side minimize soiling

    rear edge: gentle ending gentle on animal joints, no stumbling edges

    integrated slope in the rear edge promotes drying off

    elastic surface (especially for the softest single mats):

    rear diagonal grooves: additional support for standing up and lying down exceptionally comfortable and eudermic

    optimal resilience sinking in of the claw enhances slip-resistance

    outstanding rubber mixture ideal quality - rugged and permanently soft

    minimum time and effort for maintenance

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    KRAIBURGKKM

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    KRAIBURGKIM LongLine

    KRAIBURGCALMA

    KRAIBURGKEW Plus

    KRAIBURGWINGFLEX

    Basics Lying areas in dairy cow cubicle houses

    Softness & durability

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    Source: KRAIBURG laboratory, 2008, 2009, 2010 (compare it with DLG test reports - www.dlg.org)

    Softness before and after permanent load

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    mm

    the higher the resilience,the softer the covering

    before permanent load

    after permanent load (laboratory test in accordance with DLG testing methods simulates 10 years of use)

    durably soft

    good balance

    between

    insulation and

    heat dissipati

    on

    danger of hea

    t stress

    sandconcrete

    risk: too cold

    Ideal balance between heat insulation and dissipation

    Source: Kramer, A.J., 2001

    Heat dissipation thermoregulation of the cow

    littered mat: ideal therm

    al balance -

    in summer as well as in

    winter

    deep-littermattress

    littered mat

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    4 seasons in the cattle house

    Comparing lying areas:

    softff KRAR IBURG mat

    hard rubber mat

    about 1.5 kg per cow per dayMORE MILK

    Source: LfL Saxonia, 1999

    Higher milk yield on a soft KRAIBURG mat

    Straw requirements per cow per yearElevated cubicle with KRAIBURG mat: 40 kgDeep-litter cubicle with straw: 260 kg

    Labour requirements per cow per yearElevated cubicle with KRAIBURG mat: 95 min.Deep-litte