Laboratory Testing

Ingram Engineering Services, Inc. provides construction materials testing through a group that approaches each job with a focus on client service and comprehensive project management. The team sees projects through from start to finish, verifying that no compliance, safety or overall project issues arise. If challenges do surface, the team has reliable response mechanisms to resolve problems accurately and efficiently.

The construction materials testing group has played an integral role in the successful completion of many landmark construction projects and is recognized for providing quality, reliable service to contractors, owners, engineers and architects.

We specialize in the following types of testing:

 

Concrete Testing – Field Services

  • Test slump and air content
  • Prepare strength specimens
  • Sample aggregates
  • Test batches
  • Plant control – verify/adjust batch weights
  • Coring
  • Rebound hammer
  • Windsor probe
  • Floor flatness
  • Crosshole sonic logging
  • UltraBEAM

 

Concrete Testing – Laboratory Services

  • Compressive strength testing (cylinders, cubes and cores – all sizes)
  • Flexural strength testing of beams
  • Masonry – individual blocks and prisms
  • Aggregates
  • Mix designs
  • Flaw detection

 

Asphalt Testing

  • Mix designs
  • Marshall method
  • Superpave technology
  • Compaction control
  • Coring
  • Hot bin pulls/gradation
  • Ignition/gradation
  • Bitumen analysis

 

Soil Testing

  • Index properties
  • Hydrometer
  • Compaction tests
  • Strength testing
  • Consolidation
  • California bearing ratio
  • Permeability
  • Resistivity and pH
  • Swell tests

 

Steel Testing

  • Structural and reinforcing steel inspections
  • Non-destructive testing visual
  • Dye penetrant
  • Magnetic particle
  • Ultrasonic flaw detection (Phased Array)
  • Bolt testing (tension/torque)
  • Welder certification

 

Other Testing

  • Fireproofing
  • Paint thickness
  • Roofing materials
  • Asbestos and lead-based paint identification/abatement monitoring
  • Plastic pipe, reinforced concrete pipe
  • Special inspections as per IBC