Construction Materials Testing

Laboratory Testing

GeoTek's laboratories are fully equipped for testing soils, asphalt, concrete, and other construction materials. Skilled technicians utilizing state-of-the-art equipment assure that high standards are maintained. GeoTek maintains a quality assurance program that provides for regular review and update of staff skills and training, and a schedule of routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment. Equipment calibration is traceable to National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). To better serve our clients, computation and presentation of laboratory data is achieved through use of high-tech engineering software. Sampling, testing, and recording are performed in accordance with ASTM, AASHTO, ACI, and other applicable testing procedures.

Soil and Aggregate Lab Testing Services

  • Gradation Analysis & Classification
  • Atterberg Limits
  • Moisture Content
  • R-Value Testing
  • Max Density/Optimum Moisture (Proctor Testing)
  • Consolidation
  • Shear Strength
  • Unconfined Compression
  • Specific Gravity
  • Expansion Index/Swell Test
  • Chemical Properties

Asphalt Lab Testing Services

  • Max Specfic Gravity - RICE Testing
  • Bulk Specific Gravity
  • Asphalt Content
  • Core Analysis
  • Marshall - Resistance to Flow
  • Percent Air Voids

Concrete and CMU Testing Services

  • Concrete Compression and Flexural Testing
  • Masonry Prisms
  • Mortar Compression Testing
  • Grout Compression Testing

Reinforced Concrete

  • Tensile and Bending of Reinforcing Steel
  • Concrete Compressional and Flexural Testing
  • Mix Design
  • Aggregate Qualifications

Post-Tensioned Concrete

  • Laboratory Testing of PT Tendons

Shotcrete and Pre-Production Test Panel

  • Shotcrete Core Compression Testing
  • Shotcrete Pre-Production Test Panel (Qualification)

Masonry and Veneer Inspection

  • Mortar, Grout and Prism Compression Testing
  • Compression, Linear Shrinkage, Moisture and Absorption

Other Testing Services

  • Rock Core Strength
  • Soil-Cement Design / Testing
  • Chip Seal Spread Analysis
  • Soil Resistivity