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Material Testing Blog

Ensure Accurate Readings When Testing Aggregate Samples

Ensure Accurate Readings When Testing Aggregate Samples

Posted by Ryan Morrison on 19th Feb 2015

Ohaus SD200L Bench Scale When performing an aggregate impact test to test toughness of road materials, there are several steps to take to insure the materials will be able to stand the test of time … read more
28 Days to Testing Concrete for Strength

28 Days to Testing Concrete for Strength

Posted by Ryan Morrison on 11th Feb 2015

Materials testing offers a way to evaluate the materials and see if they have the integrity needed to meet standards for building. Concrete is one building materials that needs to be tested before … read more
Types Of Concrete Testing You Should Implement Before Building

Types Of Concrete Testing You Should Implement Before Building

Posted by Ryan Morrison on 10th Feb 2015

Testing concrete is standard in construction to ensure that the concrete will stand the test of time. A second reason to perform materials testing on concrete when it arrives at a job site is to se … read more
Have the Right Materials for Testing your Concrete

Have the Right Materials for Testing your Concrete

Posted by Ryan Morrison on 8th Jan 2015

Checking to make sure your materials, like concrete, asphalt, aggregate and soil are tested properly involves having the correct equipment, perfectly calibrated for testing. For instance, before a … read more
How Concrete Has Shaped our History

How Concrete Has Shaped our History

Posted by Ryan Morrison on 8th Jan 2015

The history of concrete goes back millions of years ago. Evidence of natural concrete from limestone and oil shale occurred in Israel with spontaneous combustion. The Romans, however, had the proce … read more