Laboratory for Building Materials and Structure Diagnostics

Buildings C35 and F10

Head of Laboratory

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kenji Reichling


Certified Building Materials Technician

Yvonne Richter


Student Assistants

Florian Ganzenmüller

Josefine Ziebarth

Jakob Feddersen

Niklas Horch


  • Building Materials
  • Material Testing
  • Construction Diagnostics
  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)
  • Structural Health Monitoring


  • Mechanical Testing of Material Properties
  • Non-Destructive (NDT) and Minimal Invasive Testing of Structures and Materials
  • Development and Testing of NDT-Methods

Equipment for Builduing Materials

  • Testing machine for determining mechanical parameters (e.g. compressive and flexural strength, E-modulus) on building materials (e.g. concrete, mortar, wood)
  • Wet and hardened concrete testing (e.g. flow consistency, air entrainment meter)
  • Mortar testing (e.g. Hägermann-Flow Table, air entrainment meter)
  • Cement testing (e.g. Vicat, Le Chatelier, compressive and flexural strength)
  • Mortar mixers
  • Paddle mixer for concrete
  • Humidity cabinet
  • Drying cabinet
  • Trockenschrank
  • Climate chamber with CO2 control for carbonation tests on building materials

Equipment for Construction Diagnostics

  • Potential Mapping Device
  • Resistivity Meter
  • Cover Meter for Non-Destructive Localisation of Reinforcement Bars and the Determination of Concrete Cover Depths
  • Radar
  • Ultrasound Scanner
  • Microwave Sensor for Non-Destructive Detection of Moisture in Buildings
  • Rebound Hammer (R- and Q-Values)
  • Tear off Test Device
  • Bore Dust Extraction Device
  • Concrete Core Drill


The laboratory is situated at the campus (Moorblöcken 12, 24226 Kiel), Building C35) as well at at the "Seefischmarkt" (Wischhofstraße 1, 24148 Kiel, Building F10 Hall).