Laboratory Services

TECHNICON offers the following Laboratory Services:

Materials Testing
• Fully-Equipped AASHTO R18, ASTM C1077, C1093, E329, and D3666 Certified Laboratory
Caltrans Certified for Concrete, Asphalt, Soils, and Aggregates
• Compressive Strength Tests of Concrete, Mortar, Grout and Masonry
• Greenbook, FAA, and FHWA Asphaltic Concrete Mix Designs
• High Strength and Specialty Concrete Mix Designs
• Mix Designs for Grout, Gunite, Mortar, and Shotcrete
• Flexural and Tensile Strength Determinations of Concrete
• ASTM C33 Aggregate Quantitative/Qualitative Testing
• Asphaltic Concrete Volumetric and Performance Testing
• Concrete Masonry Unit and Prism Compression and Volumetric Testing
• Cement-Treated Base Designs and Qualification Testing
• Drying Shrinkage Testing of Masonry and Concrete

Geotechnical Testing
• Fully-Equipped ASTM D3740 Laboratory
• Flexible Wall Permeability of Treated and Untreated Soils
• Rigid Wall, Constant-Head Permeability of Soils
• Unconsolidated, Undrained Triaxial Compression Testing of Soils
• Effect of Consolidation and Direct Shear of Soils
• pH, Minimum Resistivity, and Sulfate and Chloride Content of Soils
• Expansion Index, Hydrometer/Sieve Analysis, and Plasticity Index of Soils
• R-Value of Treated and Untreated Soils and Aggregate Bases
• Specimen Remolding

Structural Steel
• Fully-Equipped ASTM C1077 and E329 Certified Laboratory
• Structural Steel Testing
• Ultimate Tension, Yield, Elongation and Bend Testing of up to #14 Structural Steel
• Tension of 1/2″ and 7/16″ Tendons for Post-Tensioned Concrete
• Welder Qualification Testing
• Weld Procedure Qualification Testing
• Machining of Test Specimens
• Custom Specimen Preparation and Testing

Custom Load Testing for Manufacturing Industries
• Custom Load Testing of Miscellaneous Products – Compression and Tension
• Underground Vaults (up to 60″); Piers; Glass; 60,000-400,000 pound capacity