Construction materials testing and field inspections help to determine the conformance of materials and products to job and product specifications. This helps prevent costly Mistakes resulting from the use of substandard materials or unsatisfactory material installation.
TEC Services provides field and laboratory testing for wide variety of materials such as:
- Anchor Systems
- Cementitious Products
- Precast Stone Veneer
TEC Services’ laboratory is approved and/or inspected by AMRL (AASHTO Materials Reference Laboratory), CCRL (Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory) and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Our laboratory accreditations include: ISO 17025, AASHTO R18 and we are an approved laboratory for the US Army Corps of Engineers. TEC Services can issue data to ICC-ES (International Code Council - Evaluation Service) for:
- AC 32 Acceptance Criteria for Concrete with Synthetic Fibers
- AC 51 Acceptance Criteria for Precast Stone Veneer
- AC 198 Acceptance Criteria for Chemical Admixtures Used in Concrete
- AC 208 Acceptance Criteria for Steel Fibers in Concrete
- AC 221 Acceptance Criteria for Water-Resistive Coatings used as Weather-Resistive Barriers of Exterior Sheathing
- AC 308 Acceptance Criteria for Post-Installed Adhesives Anchors in Concrete Elements
- AC 85 Acceptance Criteria for Reports
TEC Services’ employees are active members in ACI, ASTM, ICRI, FRCA, ASCE and SWRI. Several TEC employees are current or past committee members, committee chairs, board members and presidents of the above mentioned organizations local and national chapters. TEC Services works closely with ASTM in the development of aggregate, concrete and masonry test methods, testing guidelines and specifications.
TEC Service performs testing in accordance with the ASTM, FAA, COE, State DOT’s, or other required standard or specification. Every TEC technician is trained with knowledge of standardized test methods and calibration of testing equipment. Certifications and training status are maintained on each technician. Clients can expect accurate results and reporting when working with TEC Services.
TEC Services’ brings a wide-range of experience in materials engineering evaluation, testing and inspection to every project. TEC Services engineers will apply their knowledge to help you conduct the appropriate tests and select the appropriate materials and methods to complete your project.