General Research Facilities

Research Facilities

  • 2 Cranes of 5000 kG (total 10000 kG)
  • Facilities to prepare specimens or test accesoires
  • Digital Control Systems to operate Hydraulic jacks
  • Measurement equipment to scan and store sensor data
  • AccelerationTemperatures and humidity
  • Strains
  • Deformations (Analog - Digital and Optical (ESPI = Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferrometre)
  • Forces
  • Sensors to measure
  • Climate controlled rooms 9 * 12 meter and 2 * 2 meter
  • Variable system to construct test setup
  • Hydraulic pump system (20 and 80 liters/min to control hydraulic Jacks
  • Tension tests up to 400 kN
    • 250 kN Tension - Compression machine Instron
    • 100 kN Tension - Compression machine Schenk-Instron
    • 250 kN Tension - Compression machine Schenk-Instron
    • 400 kN Tension - machine Schenk-Intron
  • Compression tests up to 5 MN
    • 4 MN Compression machine Form + Test
    • 2.5 MN Compression machine Schenk - Instron

Services

  • Steel
  • Aluminium
  • Concrete
  • Masonry
  • Timber
  • Bamboo

Custom made test-setup

Research on location (portable equipment)

Determination of material properties (used in building industry)

Rates

Concerning Laboratory activities, TU/e standard rates are used.
For more information contact ir. H.M. Lamers