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

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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