Construction Materials Testing

The core field of service for Quality Testing and Engineering, Inc. is traditional construction observation and testing of concrete, engineered fill, and asphalt paving. To ensure the Quality you deserve, our field staff has the latest generation of equipment to assist them in verifying compliance of your building materials. QTE maintains nearly 20 sets of IDOT approved concrete testing equipment, over 10 Humboldt nuclear densimeters, 3 self-contained mobile laboratories, as well as various Corps of Engineers approved density testing devices. All equipment is carefully maintained and properly calibrated. Our main laboratory is approved by AASHTO, the State of Illinois, and the Corps of Engineers. QTE’s ovservation and testing services include:

  • Foundation excavation observation
  • Subgrade stabilization recommendations
  • Soil compaction testing
  • Masonry testing/observation
  • Aggregate testing
  • Conventional asphalt and Superpave testing/observation
  • Structural steel inspection
  • Fresh concrete testing/observation
  • Spray on fireproofing inspection
  • Concrete and asphalt coring
  • Pavement evaluation
  • Maturity testing of concrete
  • Floor flatness testing
  • Hydraulic pull testing
  • Timber evaluation
  • Reinforcing steel inspection