Material Testing Blog

Which Soil Testers Do You Need Before Construction?

15th Nov 2018

There are a great number of soil tests available to help determine what engineering is needed before construction can begin at a site. The tests are a critical part of construction material testing (C … read more

Steps & Tips For Successful Proctor Soil Compaction Tests

11th Oct 2018

Of all the material tests that take place at a construction site, the Proctor soil compaction test is one of the most important. Performing accurate testing in-situ or in the lab can determine the suc … read more

Air and Concrete: How Much Should They Mix?

10th Sep 2018

The air entrainment process is a crucial for creating strong concrete that can weather the elements. As such, the concrete air test is just as necessary as other common strength and slump tests. … read more

What To Do If Your Concrete Fails A Strength Test

11th Jul 2018

Whether you're building a sidewalk or a skyscraper, your concrete needs to handle whatever stress is placed on it. So, what do you do if your concrete cylinders test yields poor results? These and … read more