Measuring facility in accordance with § 26 BImSchG and specialist unit for vibrations

MFPA Leipzig GmbH is an accredited testing laboratory for the measurement and evaluation of vibrations in buildings in accordance with DIN 4150 and vibration measurements in accordance with DIN 45669. The legal basis for the measurements is §26 of the German Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG).


Our services


  • Measurement of vibrations and assessment of the effects on persons in accordance with DIN 4150-2, and on buildings in accordance with DIN 4150-3
  • Reports for the preservation of evidence before, during and after structural measures or analogue interventions
  • Measurement, assessment and long-term monitoring of vibration immissions
  • Drawing up detailed measurement schedules
  • Expert opinion and advice on issues of vibration immissions and emissions
  • Advice and concept to avoid vibrations and the sources of vibrations as part of planned construction works, blasting or other sources of emissions
  • Statement of prognoses on the vibration load at the site of immissions

            Sources of vibrations and sample references

            Construction works

            Construction works

            Construction works

             (Compaction, pile driving, blasting and demolition work)


            • Prognosis and evaluation of vibration emissions from vibro-compaction on a bowstring arch bridge on the A38
            • Measurements during vibration driving of sheet piles and their impact for the purpose of protecting historic elements of the Landtag building in Potsdam

            Traffic load

            Traffic load

            Traffic load

            (From rail transport or heavy traffic over faults in traffic systems and their impact on the near environment, vibrations caused by pedestrians and cycles)


            • Vibration measurement on reticulated steel cable suspenders on a pedestrian and cycle bridge in Markkleeberg
            • Vibration measurement on DB AG signal systems on high-speed sections of track
            • Measurement of suspender vibrations and long-term monitoring of traffic load on a bowstring arch bridge on the B2 in Bad Düben

              Industry and craft

              Industry and craft

              Industry and craft

              (Large-scale and precision machines)


              • VW plant in Chemnitz – Effect of the production process on the substructure of a precision machine
              • Steatite plant in Sonneberg – Impact of vibrations caused by machines and forklifts on industrial ceiling structures

              Your point of contact

              Working Group Leader
              Dipl.-Ing. (FH)
              Robert Herold
              T +49 (0)341 6582-128
              F +49 (0)341 6582-181