Building Material Control

Le Groupe Solro - Contrôle des matériauxSOLROC Group offers a full spectrum of building material control and laboratory testing services for commercial, residential and industrial projects, for major infrastructure work such as roads, bridges, overpasses, dams, harbors, etc.

  • CSA and BNQ laboratory testing
  • Quality control and testing of concrete, mortar, grout, brick, asphalt, gravel, soil, recycled materials, stabilized materials, membranes, epoxy, etc.
  • Material engineering; verification/approbation of technical protocols for gravel and concrete
  • Asphalt casting control by infrared thermography
  • Gravel expertise
  • Pyrite testing
  • Pyrrhotite detection and expertise
  • Inspection over water infiltration, drains, roofs, etc.
  • Roof and membranes inspection (member AMCQ) through visual inspection, thermography, nuclear hygrometer, water tightness testing by certified inspectors
  • Structural inspection of commercial or industrial buildings using dry or wet magnetoscopy, reinforcing steel rod detection in concrete, inspection and evaluation of parking concrete slabs, measurement of bridge concrete or any other construction work using nondestructive tools (hammer sounding, corrosion potential, half-cell testing, carbonatation measurement, resistivity, pH, etc.) and destructive methods as well: core sampling, compression tests, air bubbles, etc. on request.
  • On-site concrete resistance measurements (Windsor probe, Lok-Test and Schmidt Hammer)
  • Nondestructive concrete sounding
  • Supervision of excavation, underpinning work, earth-work, compaction of embankment, slope stability, bearing capacity, etc
  • Vibration monitoring (seismograph) of demolition or dynamiting work
  • Supervision of special foundation works (piles, drilled caissons)