University Research

Nicolaides & Kountouris Metal Co. Ltd rises to challenges especially in its participation in academic research on issues relating in the fields of the Company’s activities.

In addition our Company organizes from time to time visits to its premises for students and young engineers to familiarize themselves in the Company’s new products and know-how.

To organize such visits please contact us on our email: nkm@cytanet.com.cy

Below is our participation in academic research:

-In a research program which was completed in 2008 on the "Synthesis and characterization of a Polyurethane Prepolymer for the development of a novel Acrylate-based polymer foam" our Company was involved in the research process for the thesis of a student in the Plastics and Rubber Technology Department of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME).
Our Company participated in an advisory and supporting role.

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-In a research program which was completed in 2009 on the "Experimental Study of the Mechanical Properties and Failure Modes of Composite Structural Sandwich Panels under Multiple Loading Conditions" our Company was involved in the research process for the thesis of a student in the Department of the Mechanical Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Our Company placed at the disposal of the researchers its staff knowhow, the necessary equipment and the required quantities and types of products it manufactures (Polyurethane Insulated Panels) for the necessary tests. The tests were carried out in the laboratories of NTUA.

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-In a Diploma research program which was completed in 2010 on the «Analysis of the Characteristics, Properties and Mechanical Strength of Sandwich Panels» our Company was involved in the research process for the thesis of a student in the Civil Engineering Department of the University of Brighton. Our Company had placed at the disposal of the researchers its staff knowhow, its laboratory, the necessary equipment and the required quantities and types of products it manufactures (Polyurethane Insulated Panels) for the necessary tests.

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- In a Diploma research program which was completed in 2012 on the «Moment Capacity of Simple Steel Connections» our Company was involved in the research process for the thesis of a student in the Civil Engineering Department of the Frederick University. Our Company over an advisory role , had to do the fabrication of the connections which were tested.

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-Participation in a future research program by Professor Lucas Papadakis of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Frederick University on «Accelerated Curing of Mounting Adhesives in Design, Experiment and Simulation-Comades». Our Company will participate in an advisory and supporting role.

Some others diploma researches which are related to the scope of our company are in progress .In those researches our company is actively involved.
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