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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
Public Contact
Ioannou Ioannis
Scientific Description
Fully equipped labs for the characterization of monumental and other building materials. Founded in 2009.

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