Testing & Inspection Services

Testing and inspection services compliments the other working groups within the company.  Both field and laboratory testing services are offered to clients to aid in Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) throughout their projects.  Inspection services are provided to ensure projects are completed as per the designed and that the project functions as desired.
 
Brunswick Engineering’s comprehensive laboratory is a vital aspect with the day to day operations of the company.  At the heart of the laboratory is our experienced, certified and trained staff comprised of technicians, technologists and engineers.  Our laboratory is equipped with a variety of soils, aggregate, asphalt and concrete testing equipment.  Brunswick Engineering maintains a full accredited CSA Concrete Laboratory.
 
Our laboratory is equipped to perform the standard tests needed in geotechnical and civil engineering projects, including but not limited to:

Laboratory Testing:
Asphalt Testing
  • Asphalt Mix Design
  • Tensile Strength Ratio (TSR) Test
  • Marshall or Superpave Asphalt Properties/ Compliance
  • Quality Control (QC) Plans and Implementation
                                                                                     
Soils/Aggregate Testing
  • Moisture Contents
  • Aggregate Crushing Control
  • Particle Grading - Sieve Analysis – Wash, Fine and Coarse & Hydrometer
  • Moisture Density Relations
  • Micro Deval
  • Magnesium Sulphate
  • Freeze Thaw
  • Flat and Elongated Particles
  • Crushed Particles
  • Specific Gravity
  • Absorption
  • Unconfined Void Content
  • Sand Equivalent
  • Atterburg Limits
  • Organic Content
  • Soil pH
  • Soil Resistivity
 
Concrete Testing (CSA certified Category 1)
  • Alkali Aggregate Reactivity
  • Compressive Strength – Concrete Cylinders & Mortar Cubes
  • Mix Design



Field Testing:
  • Asphalt Testing & Inspection
  • Roller Optimization for Breakdown, Rubber Tire and Finish Rolling
  • Coring Services & Nuclear Density Gauge Testing
  • Sampling Hot Mix Asphalt
  • Asphalt Plant Calibration
  • Asphalt Condition Assessments
  • Placement Supervision & Inspection
 
Soils/Aggregate Testing & Inspection
  • Nuclear Density Testing
  • Plate Bearing Test of Compacted Fills & Sub-grade Soils
  • Sampling Materials
  • Proof Roll Supervision
  • Backfill Supervision
  • Sub-grade Inspection and Verification
  • Settlement Plate Installation, Monitoring & Analysis
 
Concrete Testing (CSA certified Category 1)
  • Plastic Properties – Slump, Air Voids
  • Plastic Concrete Test Cylinder Sampling & Casting
  • Grout Sampling & Cube Casting
  • Temperature & Humidity Monitoring
  • Coring Of Hardened Concrete
  • Rebar Inspection
  • Roller Compacted Concrete Field Testing
  • Rebar Locating and Mapping