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Laboratories for the Characterisation and Study of Monumental and Other Building Materials (BML and LEDRA Labs)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
University of Cyprus
Location
University of Cyprus, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Temporary Lab Premises, Arsalides Building, Strovolos Industrial Area, Nicosia, Strovolos (Cyprus)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Cyprus
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 2010
Contacts
Contact Person
Ioannou Ioannis
Position:
Assistant Professor
Scientific Description
Fully equipped labs for the characterization of monumental and other building materials. Founded in 2009.

RI Keywords
Mercury intrusion porosimetry, Stones, Mix design, X-ray fluorescence analysis, SEM/EDX, Mud bricks, Physicochemical and mechanical analysis, TG-DTA, Microscopy, Mortars, X-ray diffraction analysis, Testing, Reproduction
Classifications
RI Category
Analytical Facilities
Civil Engineering Research Infrastructures
Materials Synthesis or Testing Facilities
Scientific Domain
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Chemistry and Material Sciences
Services
Pilot applications and monitoring
Non-destructive tests
Sample analysis/testing
Mix design and production of repair materials
Sample preparation and handling
User Support and Training
In-situ tests and monitoring
Consultancy
Access to equipment
Equipment
XRD - X-Ray Diffractometer
DRMS - Drilling Resistance Measurement System
Materials Testing Machines
Mortar mixers
Environmental Chambers
Polarising Microscope
TG-DTA - Thermal Analyser
Steresoscope
Non-destructive equipment
SEM-EDX
Scratch tool
Grinders/Crushers/Milling machines
Pull-out tester
XRF - X-Ray Fluorescent Analyser
MIP - Mercury Intrusiobn Porosimeter
Impact
Societal Grand Challenges
Climate action, resource efficiency and raw materials
Date of last update: 14/06/2013