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Construction Materials Testing is essential when you undertake a project for building a new structure or amending & improvising an existing structure. This type of testing service helps you determine the quality, safety, efficacy, and endurance of the materials used for the project.

Why is Construction Materials Testing important?

Testing construction materials gives developers confidence that they are fit for the job. Testing by manufacturers also allows the correct products to be specified upfront. On-site testing ticks the necessary health and safety boxes and allows developers to offer guarantees over many years, without facing costly remedial work in the future. For all of these reasons and more, you should always be aware of your obligations, but you should also see CMT as a way to protect your investments and your workforce alike.

Field Testing

Field testing is done at the project site. Certified professionals carry out field testing services for various construction projects that can include roadways, bridges, utility projects, airports, and building developments. Typically, soil sampling is a method of removing sub-surface earth materials. These soil samples can be evaluated in the field or taken back to the lab for further testing. The technicians check for moisture and compaction, which will affect the building's foundation.

Laboratory testing

Lab testing is when material samples are taken back to an off-site location or lab to review and analyze. Lab testing on material samples such as soil, asphalt, aggregate, concrete, and masonry taken from the field site is a reliable method to provide detailed analysis on the materials, ensuring that the materials on a job site will not cause any project-related issues. Lab tests can also be performed if the field-testing results prove inconclusive or a more detailed analysis is needed.