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Services

Areas of expertise and services provided


Geotechnical reports

  • Soil/rock boring
  • Provide reports with recommendations
  • Instrument installation, monitoring and analysis
  • Footing, caisson & pile installation observation

 

Soil and rock tests

  • Classification tests
  • Organic contents analysis for foundations, grading and pavement
  • Lab and field compaction tests
  • Strength and settlement tests
  • Moisture and Atterberg limits tests

 

Concrete

  • Mix design
  • Slump, air content and temperature
  • Compressive and flexural strength tests
  • Nondestructive strength tests

Masonry

  • Mortar and grout tests
  • Tests of block and brick
  • Reinforcing placement inspection
  • Grout placing inspection

 

Post-tensioning

  • Visual observation of tendon arrangement
  • Tendon stressing observations/documentation

 

Aggregate

  • Gradation and physical properties
  • Absorption

 

Steel

  • Visual observation of bolt and weld connections
  • Ultrasonic testing of welding
  • Torque tests on bolts
  • Inspection at steel fabrication plants
  • Inspection of fireproofing of steel members

Bituminous

  • Mix design
  • Marshall property, Rice density
  • Extraction, gradation and air void
  • Rolling pattern and field density

 

Existing structure

  • Evaluation after full scale load tests
  • Evaluation after small scale sampling
  • Moisture/Humidity Testing

 

EIFS

  • Moisture barrier
  • Materials compliance

 

Fire Proofing

  • Thickness
  • Density
  • Bond Strength Determination

 

Fire Stopping

  • Through Penitration Review

 

Construction Documentation

  • Pre & Post-construction video surveys
  • Job progress photographs bulleted below.

ICC, PTI, AWS, ACI & MnDOT Certified Technicians Provide Special Inspections

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