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Research & Facilities

 

Building Materials Lab

 

 

 

Research activities

Thermal performance evaluations of insulating materials, accurate measurements of thermal conductivity and thermal resistance for both fibrous and solid types of insulating materials (ASTM C177, C518), the laboratory features guarded hot plates and a guarded heat flow meter.


Facilities and equipment

 

  • Batch melt mixing and compression molding equipment for plastics processing at the laboratory scale
  • Mixing and molding equipment for concrete and plaster laboratory samples
  • Tension / compression testing machine
  • Freeze-thaw testing machine
  • Environmental-conditioning chamber
  • Artificial and weathering unit ( UV light and condensation)
  • Infrared and ultraviolet spectrophotometers
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer
  • Light Microscope

 

Research staff

Lab I

 

Lab II


 
 

Concordia University