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As part of research activities, material testing, quality monitoring and the diagnosis of construction defects extremely diverse tests are carried out on building materials. For these studies, a multitude of analyzing devices are available.
For special tasks modern equipment from other academic institutions is available on short notice, as there is an intensive interdisciplinary collaboration established.

The laboratory Chemistry of Building Materials is under the guidance of the head of the working group Mineralogy and Inorganic Chemistry.

The Building Material laboratories and the laboratory Structural Analysis assist in the experimental processing of our academic staff and are associated with the other working groups. Thanks to the accumulated experience routine tasks are quickly handled and tests with a high degree of difficulty are carried out economically.

Furthermore, the institute has powerful workshops for mechanics and metrology to support its specific research institutions.