Jointly developed by LSCM and the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) of the Civil Engineering and Development Department (CEDD), the Automated Concrete Cube Testing System is the first of its kind in the world that automates the process of testing the compressive strength of concrete cubes and provide a controlled environment for curing the cubes.
Since there is a high demand for conducting materials compliance tests, especially concrete cube testing, GEO’s Public Works Laboratories would like to increase their testing capacity through automation so that all concrete cube tests can be conducted efficiently, and the quality can be controlled.
Logistics and Supply Chain MultiTech R&D Centre (LSCM) was founded in 2006, with funding from the Innovation and Technology Fund of The Government of the Hong Kong SAR, and is co-hosted by the University of Hong Kong, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. It aims to strengthen the local logistics sector and related industries by providing a one-stop resource for applied research and technology transfer, and to reinforce cooperation between the industry and research institutes to bring about meaningful and significant impact on the industry and the community.
LSCM serves the industry by initiating research projects, contract research, as well as providing business matching opportunities, technology transfer and intellectual property commercialisation. LSCM initiates technology and knowledge transfer to the marketplace to promote industrial digitalisation, facilitate technology advancement and strengthen Hong Kong’s position as a leading logistics and commercial hub.