Construction Materials Testing

Construction Materials Testing in the Metro Area

Construction is only as sturdy as the materials used. Substandard materials can result in catastrophe. The core field of service for Quality Testing and Engineering, Inc. is traditional construction observation and testing of concrete, engineered fill, and asphalt paving.

Construction is only as sturdy as the materials used. Let us test your construction materials today.

Make sure the materials used in your construction meet the project specifications. This is a crucial part of any construction. Imperfections at any stage can lead to costly delays and corrections down the road or worse. It is imperative to start your project properly.

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. Our laboratory and our engineers have the equipment and expertise to tackle your construction materials testing needs in the St. Louis and Southern Illinois area.

QTE maintains nearly 20 sets of IDOT approved concrete testing equipment, over 10 Humboldt nuclear densimeters, three 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. We have the machinery, highly qualified staff and seasoning to handle any project big or small in Southern Illinois and the St. Louis Metro area.

QTE’s observation and testing services include:

  • Foundation excavation observation
  • Subgrade stabilization recommendations and testing
  • 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

Let QTE keep your project within specifications