Materials Testing

There are many methods by which ESP contributes to the success of projects. One of these is monitoring the quality of materials used from the beginning to the end of the construction phase.ESP Associates, P.A., provides material testing services during the construction of a project as part of the site quality control and quality assurance efforts.

These services are provided by our engineering technicians who are certified by the American Concrete Institute (ACI), The National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET), Independent Code Council (ICC), American Welding Society (AWS), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), and/or Departments of Transportation, to name a few.

Our experienced project managers supervise our testing services and maintain relationships with our clientele throughout the construction process. Laboratory testing is performed in our in-house laboratory, accredited by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

This accreditation involves a thorough inspection of our laboratory equipment and procedures by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials at periodic timeframes.

A portion of our Materials Testing service capabilities are outlined below:

  • Soils evaluation and testing
  • Earthwork monitoring and testing
  • Lime stabilization evaluation
  • Geosynthetic liner inspection
  • Soil cement analysis
  • Site preparation monitoring
  • Foundation construction monitoring (shallow and deep)
  • Deep foundation load testing
  • Reinforcing steel inspection
  • Post-tension tendon inspection
  • Concrete testing
  • Floor flatness testing
  • Concrete slab moisture and pH evaluation
  • Structural steel and weld inspection
  • Non-destructive testing of welds
  • Masonry inspection
  • Fireproofing inspection
  • Pavement systems evaluation and testing
  • Aggregate testing
  • Asphalt testing
  • CQA/CQC testing

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