Facilities

Selected Equipment Available

The Infrastructure Materials Laboratories information can be found at this link.

Outdoor Exposure Site

Eirich High Intensity Concrete Mixer R09T

Drying Shrinkage Chamber

ScienTemp Freeze-Thaw Machine

Pore Solution Extraction Device

XRF for liquid and powder samples (in house)

Scanning Electron Microscopy Preparation Equipment

Sound isolated room for grinding equipment, aggregate preparation, concrete and asphalt saws

700 Kip Forney compression testing machine

Autogenous testing equipment for pastes and mortar with data acquisition

Despatch environmental chamber

Other Equipment Available

  • 55 and 115 L concrete drum mixers
  • Geneq Concrete End Grinder
    • end grinding for 75, 100 and 150 mm concrete cylinder
  • 100% R.H., 23 C walk-in curing room
  • Forced air ovens
    • 38, 60 and 80 C for accelerated ASR testing
  • Walk-in 38 C oven for ASR testing
  • Digital length comparators
  • Gilson Test Master 6 Sieve Shaker
  • Bench-top sieve shakers
  • Temperature sensing equipment with data aquisition
  • pH meter
  • Chemical shrinkage testing equipment with image analysis
  • Cole Parmer flame photometer
  • grinding and polishing for SEM
  • Charpy impact tester
  • Other support equipment: Vibco vibrating table, larger curing tanks, high precision balances, weigh below capacity for aggregate density, ultra-pure deionized water system, chloride permeability testing equipment, concrete penetrometer (ACME)
  • Stay tuned for the addition of the following equipment

    • Q-drums for semi-adiabitic calorimetry
    • Marine exposure site, west coast location TBD

    Shared Equipment Available at Oregon State