Materials Testing and Special Inspections

Soil Testing

Our soil services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Atterberg Limits
  • Bearing Capacity, Penetrometer
  • Bearing Capacity, Plate Load Test
  • Casisson Field Inspection
  • CBR Plate load testing (Recompacted, on-site, in-place)
  • Hydrometer Analysis
  • In-place Density, Nuclear Densitometer, Sand Cone
  • Mechanical Analysis/Sieve Analysis
  • Modified Proctor Testing
  • Organic Content
  • Permeability
  • Septic Requirements
  • Soil Classification
  • Subsurface Investigation, Borings/Test Pits

Concrete Testing

Our concrete services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Air Content (Pressure)
  • Air Content (Volumetric)
  • Coarse Aggregate Specific Gravity
  • Compressive Strength
  • Fine Aggregate Specific Gravity
  • Flexural Strength
  • Unit Weight
  • Core Sampling, Windsor Probes and Swiss Hammer Testing can be accomplished for in-place construction

Asphalt Testing

Our asphalt services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Bulk Specific Gravity of Compacted Mixtures (SSD)
  • Determining the Asphalt Content of HMA by the Ignition Method
  • Maximum Specific Gravity of Paving Mixtures (Gmm)
  • Mechanical Analysis of Extracted Aggregate
  • Percent Air Voids in Compacted Paving Mixtures
  • Preparing and Determining the Density of HMA by Means of the SHRP Gyratory Compactor
  • Quantitative Extraction of Bitumen from Paving Mixtures
  • Resistance of Compacted Mixtures to Moisture Damage
  • Resistance to Plastic Flow of Bituminous Mixtures

Structural Steel & Welding

Our structural steel services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Bolt Tensioning Evaluation using Calibrated Torque
  • Decking Weld
  • Liquid Penetrant Testing
  • Magnetic Particle Testing
  • Mechanical Fastener Inspections
  • Paint Adhesion/Thickness Testing
  • Shear Stud Weld Testing
  • Skidmore-Wilhelm Evaluations of Bolt Tensioning
  • Ultrasonic Inspection
  • Verification of Plumbness
  • Visual Weld Inspection
  • AWI and CWI Certified Inspectors
  • Code Compliance 
  • Nondestructive and Destructive Testing 
  • Petroleum Plant Surveillance 
  • Quality Assurance 
  • Welder Performance and Procedure Development 
  • Welder Training and Testing


Our masonry services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Absorption of Block (Masonry Units)
  • Absorption/Saturation Coefficient of Face Brick 
  • Absorption of Concrete Pavers
  • Compressive Strength of Block (Masonry Units)
  • Compressive Strength of Face Brick
  • Compressive Strength of Masonry Mortar
  • Compressive Strength of Concrete Pavers
  • Drying Shrinkage of Block (Masonry Units)
  • Field Testing of Masonry Mortar
  • Fire Rating of Block (Masonry Unit)


We implement spray-applied fireproofing, classified as a passive fire protection because once installed it remains in place and ready to perform. The necessity of fireproofing is based on the classification of building type and occupancy according to the code authority adopted by the city in which the building is to be constructed.