Structures Laboratory

Access the lab

The lab is located in KC1.003 and KC1.004

To discuss you laboratory requirements, arrange a meeting by email with the technical officers: Lube Veljanoski or Ikram Kabul

Valuable references

  • Your supervisor can recommend references for you

Also note: As some heavy materials are used in this space, be sure to use the correct manual handling techniques to avoid Injury.

Equipment available

Materials

NameDetails/technical data

Coarse Aggregate <14mm

Basalt - Local Mix Anakie Quarry

Technical data:
Particle density (dry) = 2.59
Particle density (SSD) = 2.67
Water Absorption (%) = 3.1

Note: The technical data provided may be different if the aggregate is obtained from a different supplier/quarry; it is recommended to determine the properties before using

Sand 4.75 mm - 75 micron

Ramp Washed Coarse Sand – Local Mix Moriac Sand

Technical data:
Particle density (dry) = 2.58
Particle density (SSD) = 2.59
Water Absorption (%) = 0.3

Note: The technical data provided may be different if the aggregate is obtained from a different supplier/quarry; it is recommended to determine the properties before using

Eureka GP (General Purpose) Cement 20kg bags

Manufactured by Building Products Supplies and supplied by Flintstones Garden Supply

Technical data (PDF)

Safety data sheet (PDF)

Lano-Form Concrete Release Agent

Product/Technical data (PDF)

Strain Gauge Adhesive: CN-E

Manufacturer: Tokyo Sokki Kenyujo Co. Ltd

Use: To glue on strain gauges

Technical data (PDF)

P S two component adhesive for concrete surface pre-coating

Manufacturer: Tokyo Sokki Kenyujo Co. Ltd

Uses: To create a base on concrete surface before adhering strain gauge

Technical data (PDF)

Moulds

NameDetails
Disposable Cylinder Moulds

Height = 200 mm
Diameter = 100 mm

Moulds

500 × 150 × 150 mm

Quantity: 6

750 x 150 × 150 mm

Quantity: 6

250 × 200 × 75 mm

Quantity: 16

150 x 125 × 50 mm

Quantity: 18

50 × 50 × 50 mm

Quantity: 5

150 × 150 x 150 mm

Quantity: 5

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