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Special Inspection & Field Services

Materials Testing

Materials Testing

Our onsite laboratory handles full-scale materials testing in conjunction with geotechnical testing as well. Our facility is fully equipped to serve all of your testing needs. The lab is managed by our trained staff and is accredited by AASHTO under the AASHTO Accreditation Program.

​Geotechnical Services:

  • Direct Shear

  • Residual Shear

  • Unconfined Compressive Strength

  • Triaxal Shear Strength

  • Permeability

  • Torvane

  • Pinhole Dispersion

  • Pocket Penetrometer

  • Backpressure Perm

Construction Materials Services:

  • Compressive Strength of Structural Concrete

  • Flexible Strength of Structural Concrete

  • Compressive Strength of Structural Composite Prisms

  • Compressive Strength of Structural Mortar

  • Concrete Shrinkage

AASHTO Accredited Tests:

​Soil Services:

  • Organic Content

  • Atterbergs

  • California Bearing Ratio (CBR)

  • Gradient Ratio

  • Sulfate Soundness

  • Resistivity

  • pH

  • Water Soluble Sulfates

  • Moisture content

  • Moisture-density relationships (Proctors)

  • Water soluble chloride

  • Specific Gravity

Asphalt Services:

  • Oil Content

  • Grain Size Distribution

  • Marshall Stability and Flow

  • Bulk Specific Gravity

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Special Inspections / Field Services

Our team of special inspectors, engineering technicians, and field technicians are qualified to perform all of the required services, whether it is in the GeoStrata Laboratory or out in the field. We have an average of 12 field personnel at all times with a combined experience of 80 years.

​Special Inspection Services:

  • Asbestos

  • Bolting

  • Commercial Building Inspections

  • Dye Penetrant Testing

  • EIFS

  • Epoxy

  • Industrial Building Inspections

  • Mechanical Inspections

  • Plumbing Inspections

  • Precast and Post Tensioned Concrete

  • Reinforced Concrete

  • Soil Nailing

  • Spray Applied Fireproofing

  • Structural Masonry

  • Structural Steel

  • Suspended Ceilings

  • Tiebacks

  • Welder Certifications

  • Welding

Field Services:

  • Asphalt Coring

  • Asphalt Sampling and Placement Observation

  • Casting of Cylinders for Compressive Strength

  • Casting of Grout for Compressive Strength

  • Casting of Mortar for Compressive Strength

  • Casting of Prisms for Compressive Strength

  • Concrete Coring

  • Concrete Curing

  • Concrete Maturity Monitoring

  • Concrete Mix Designs

  • Concrete Temperature Data Logging

  • Concrete Testing-Slump, Air, Temperature

  • Density Testing of Soils-Nuclear Method

  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control

  • Soils Sampling

  • Visual Observations

Special Inspections

  • State of Utah Building Inspector

  • UDOT (Transportation Technician Qualification Program & Western Alliance for Quality  Transportation Construction)

  • UDOT TTQP: LbTT (Laboratory Testing Technician)

  • UDOT TTQP: CSTT (Concrete Strength Testing Technician)

  • UDOT TTQP: SRDT (Sampling, Reduction and Density Testing Technician)

  • UDOT TTQP: AsTT (WAQTC Asphalt Testing Technician)

  • UDPT TTQP: AGTT (Aggregate Testing Technician)

  • UDOT TTQP: CTT (Concrete Testing Technician)

  • UDOT IQP (Inspectors Qualification Program)

  • UDOT TTQP: Ebtt/DTT (WAQTC Embankment and Base/Density Testing Technician)


Certifications Held By Our Inspectors:

  • ACI Field Level

  • ACI Concrete Special Inspector

  • APNGA-Nucelar Density Testing

  • AWS (American Welding Society) CWI Certified Welding Inspector

  • ICC (International Code Council) Bolting Inspector, Commercial Building Inspector, Commercial Mechanical Inspector, Commercial Plumbing Inspector, Fire Inspector, Prestressed Concrete Special Inspector, Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector, Spray-applied Fireproofing Special Inspector, Structural Masonry Special Inspector, and Structural Steel Inspector

  • MSHA Certified

  • PCI

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