ESG provides highly skilled technicians to carry out the on-site sampling and making of concrete test cubes which are cured and tested in strict accordance with British Standards at our UKAS accredited laboratories.
*All of these services are accredited by UKAS to comply with the requirements of BS EN ISO 17025.
ESG provides a concrete cube collection service. All cubes are appropriately cured in readiness for testing.
We hire out cube moulds, thermostatically controlled curing tanks and other associated equipment to enable customers to make their own concrete cubes.
For bridge assessments and condition surveys we offer a complete investigation service using qualified in-house expertise to efficiently and effectively identify all types of reinforced (and mass) concrete deterioration. We undertake both visual inspections and non-destructive testing including:
Our safe and accurate methods for the on-site sampling of both freshly poured and hardened concrete include:
For detailed examinations of the stresses applied to the concrete after pouring and curing we have all the instrumentation and know-how required to undertake efficient and effective:
Technical consultancy is available from our team of professional engineers to assess the risk of attack on buried concrete from aggressive ground conditions (e.g. arising from sulphates and/or acidic soil) in accordance with the SD1 guidelines.
Chemical analysis of concrete can be undertaken to provide valuable information regarding the causes of concrete failure. These testing programmes are used to analyse: