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Materials Testing

With client service being the forefront of our work, CEC’s two AMRL and CCRL accredited labs have you covered.

materials testing

Materials Testing

Despite the best intentions of all parties, the outcome of a construction project will always be dependent upon the materials employed. Thus, it is paramount that these materials are of the required quality. Layer by layer, project by project, accurate and timely test results are essential in allowing construction to be completed in a manner that stands the test of time.


John Riggs
Materials Testing Department Head
[email protected]
John Riggs


  • Un-Confined Compressive Strength (Harvard Miniatures)
  • Soil Resistivity
  • In Place Nuclear Density Tests
  • Standard Optimum Moisture-Density Relationship
  • Modified Optimum Moisture-Density Relationship
  • Atterberg Limits
  • California Bearing Ratio
  • Sieve Analysis
  • 200 Wash Loss
  • Soluble Sulfate Content in Soil
  • Natural Moisture Content
  • PH of Soil
  • Organic Impurities 


  • Fabrication of Concrete Strength Test Specimens
  • Compressive Strength of Concrete Test Specimens
  • Slump Test
  • Air Test
  • Fabrication of Flexural Strength Test Specimens
  • Flexural Strength of Flexural Test Specimens
  • Core Cutting 


  • Extraction/Gradation
  • Super Pave Mixes
  • Super Pave Mix Design
  • Conventional Design
  • Hveem
  • Core Densities
  • Core Cutting 


  • Sand Equivalent
  • Coarse Aggregate Gradation
  • Fine Aggregate Gradation
  • Coarse Aggregate Specific Gravity
  • Coarse and Fine Aggregate Durability Index 


  • Fabrication & Compressive Strength of Grout Test Specimens
  • Fabrication & Compressive Strength of Mortar Test Specimens

Special Inspections

  • Reinforcing Steel
  • Structural Steel
  • FF/FL Testing
  • DCP Testing
  • Paint Thickness
  • Fire Proofing
  • Adhesion Testing