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Field Testing & Inspection

MSTís field staff performs quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) testing and inspections to insure compliance with project specifications and applicable industry standards. Our field technicians are ACI certified and IDOT certified with regard to Aggregates, Portland Cement Concrete, Hot Mix Asphalt, and Nuclear Density Testing. All of our field technicians are signatory with the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150.

Concrete
Air/Slump/Temperature
Casting Strength Specimens
Concrete Core Cutting
Concrete Reinforcement Inspection
Concrete Placement Inspection
Non-Destructive–Schmidt Hammer
Windsor Pin Test–Penetration Resistance of Low Strength Hardened Concrete
Plant QA Documentation, Sampling and Testing

Asphalt
Asphalt Core Cutting
Pavement Cross Section – Up to 2’ Hand Auger
Nuclear Gauge Density Testing
HMA Placement Inspection
Plant QA Documentation, Sampling and Testing

Soil
Nuclear Gauge Density Testing
Proof Roll
Soil Bearing Inspection

Masonry
Block Prism @ 2 High
Mortar (ASTM C 780)
Grout (ASTM C 1019)
Brick (ASTM C 216)
CMU (ASTM C 90)
Masonry Prisms (ASTM C 1314)

Fireproofing
Density Sampling
Cohesion/Adhesion Testing
Thickness Testing

Steel
Weld Inspection (Certified CWI)
Shear Stud Inspection
Steel Fabrication Inspection at Plant
Magnetic Particle and UT Testing
Pull Testing

Miscellaneous Testing
Vibration Monitoring
Floor Flatness