SOCOTEC has extensive experience in completing condition surveys together with destructive and non-destructive investigations on all types of reinforced and mass concrete, brick and steel structures including buildings, bridges, tunnels, roads and viaducts.

Structural Surveys

A powerful combination of in-house expertise and industry standard investigation techniques enable us to provide the following structural surveying methods:

  • Fractured components for surface features
  • Cause of failure and the presence of defects
  • Coatings, materials and corrosion indicators
  • Identification of fibres
  • Comparison of materials
  • Defects in components
  • Qualitative and semi-quantitative analysis of particles and contaminants

Our structural testing and assessment services cover the following materials:

Brickwork and Masonry


Full surveys and testing of brickwork, masonry and mortar are provided to ascertain cause of movement and failure, cracking, delaminations and spalling.

  • Metal Structures
  • Full surveys and testing of metal structures using a variety of techniques including:
  • In situ metallography
  • In situ microscopy
  • Crack determination
  • Strain gauging/proof loading
  • Measurement of residual metal thickness
  • Corrosion testing
Paints & coatings

Structural Investigation

Paints and Coatings

As experts in paints and coatings consultancy and analysis, SOCOTEC operates from accredited laboratories, using modern accelerated weathering equipment and performing natural weathering site trials, as well as performing testing and analysis throughout the UK.

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As experts in paints and coatings consultancy and analysis, SOCOTEC operates from accredited laboratories, using modern accelerated weathering equipment and performing natural weathering site trials, as well as performing testing and analysis throughout the UK.

Waterproofing

Structural Investigation

Waterproofing

Waterproofing


To ensure the water tight operation of a number of materials, SOCOTEC provides holiday testing of, for example, waterproof membranes.

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salesuk@socotec.com

Waterproofing


To ensure the water tight operation of a number of materials, SOCOTEC provides holiday testing of, for example, waterproof membranes.

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General Enquiries: 01283 554400

Sales Enquiries: 0845 603 2112

Sales Email: salesuk@socotec.com

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