Construction Materials Testing

Quicklinks:
A) Foundation Inspections
B) Lab Testing: Soil - Concrete - Aggregate - Asphalt - In-Situ - Masonry and Mortar

Amiri Engineering Corporation has been validated by US Army Corps of Engineers to perform certain field and laboratory tests on asphalt, concrete, soils and aggregate. For a listing of those tests procedures please CLICK HERE.

Construction Materials Testing services offered by Amiri Engineering Corporation are as follows:

Foundation Inspections

  • Earthwork observation/testing
  • Concrete Testing Services
  • Asphalt Testing
  • Steel inspection and testing
  • Masonry testing
  • Sprayed fireproofing testing
  • Post tension stressing monitoring
  • Load tests for shallow and deep foundations
  • Nuclear density test on asphalt, soil and aggregate density and moisture determination

Lab Testing

  • Soil
  • Concrete
  • Aggregate
  • Asphalt
  • In-situ
  • Masonry & Mortar
Soil
  • Atterberg limits determination
  • CBR testing
  • Moisture density relationship determination (standard and modified proctor methods)
  • Permeability test
  • Porosity
  • Compressive strength determination
  • Specific gravity determination
  • Shrinkage limit
  • Sieve analysis
  • Swell pressure
  • Torvane or pocket penetrometer test
Concrete
  • Compression test on cored specimens
  • Compression test on concrete cylinder
  • Compression test, lightweight insulating concrete
  • Flexural strength, concrete beam
  • Laboratory trial batch
  • Specific gravity and voids in hardened concrete
  • Splitting tensile strength test
  • Unit weight of hardened concrete cylinders
Aggregate
  • Absorption, coarse aggregate
  • Absorption, fine aggregate
  • Aggregate moisture content
  • Clay lumps and friable particles
  • Effects of organic impurities
  • Fractured pieces
  • Injurious organic matter
  • Lightweight pieces in aggregate
  • Sieve analysis
  • Specific Gravity
  • Unit weight determination
Asphalt
  • Asphalt mix design
  • Extraction, % Bitumen and aggregate gradation
  • Marshall stability and flow
  • Unit weight of asphalt core or compacted sample
In-Situ
  • Asphalt and concrete coring
  • Metalliscanner
Masonry and Mortar
  • Absorption and, as received moisture, Masonry block units
  • Compression test
  • Prism compressive strength

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