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The material laboratory is developing tests to verify teh safety of electrical cables.

ANALYSIS: The Material Laboratory

ChemistryThe material laboratory opened its doors mid 2014. The staff is composed of a head of laboratory and 3 technicians.

From February 2015, the material laboratory has started to develop tests to verify of electrical cables to improve the safety in Burundi.

Mid 2015, the laboratory expect to reception new equipment (financed by TMEA) in order to start testing on:
- Cement (setting time, Schmidt hammer test, Vicat, cone test)
- Petrol and diesel (acidity, ash, calorific value, density, water, sediment)