Materials Laboratory

Specialized Services

  • Appraisal of existing structures (Stress analysis of Stupas such as Jetavanaya, Abhayagiriya, Tissamaharamaya and Mirisawetiya, monitoring movements of national monuments etc.)
  • Consultancy work relating to engineering materials
  • Stress analysis of structures & components incorporating different materials models
  • Concrete mix design

Laboratory & Field test

  • Material and component testing facilities ( a 1000 kN universal testing machine, a 10 kNm torsion machine and a 2000 kN compression testing machine)
  • Experimental stress analysis and non-destructive tests (strain measurements, rebound hammer test, photo elasticity, ultrasonic tests, hardness and permeability tests etc).
  • Testing of Aggregates