Construction Materials Testing Site Barry Isett

Construction Materials Testing Capabilities

Isett’s Construction Materials Testing team delivers critical inspections to ensure long-term confidence.

Our inspection expertise verifies that work considered to be critical to life safety and property protection is constructed per the approved plans and specifications. With in-house testing labs in Allentown and Mechanicsburg, we serve clients across central and eastern Pennsylvania with professional, accurate, and easy to read field reports and laboratory tests. Listed below are examples of the services we offer.

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Inspections and testing are conducted to the applicable standards including:

  • PA UCC – Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code
  • ICC – International Code Council, Inc.
  • AISC – American Institute of Steel Construction
  • AWS – American Welding Society
  • ASTM – American Society for Testing & Materials
  • ACI – American Concrete Institute
  • PCI – Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute
  • AWCI – Association of the Wall & Ceiling Industry

Additional field services (listed alphabetically):

  • Anchor point load testing
  • Asphalt compaction testing (Nuclear methods)
  • Asphalt subbase stability/compaction testing
  • Asphalt subgrade review (Proof Roll)
  • Asphalt/Concrete Coring & Lab Analysis
  • Cold formed steel inspections
  • Concrete maturity testing and monitoring
  • Deep Foundation Installation Oversite
  • EIFS Inspections
  • Fire Proofing Inspections and testing
  • Fire Stops at penetrations and joints Inspections
  • Floor flatness/ Floor levelness
  • Floor moisture testing
  • Geoprobe services
  • Interior soil boring
  • NDT concrete testing
    • Windsor probes
    • Rebound hammer
  • Post installed anchors inspection
  • Post-tension concrete inspections
  • Reinforcement Scanning
  • Reinforcing bar weld inspections
  • Retaining wall installation oversite
  • Roof/composite metal decking inspections
  • Shear Stud inspections
  • Sinkhole remediation oversite
  • Soil remediation oversite
  • Stormwater BMP Oversite
  • Torque testing
  • Video pipe inspections

Laboratory Construction Materials Testing list:

  • Asphalt Core Density (ASTM D2726)
  • Atterberg Limits Determination (ASTM D4318)
  • Brick Testing (ASTM C67)
  • California Bearing Ratio (ASTM D1883)
  • Classification of Soils (ASTM D2487
  • Composition Analysis (NJDOT A-3)
  • Concrete Compressive (4 and 6” Cylinders) (ASTM C39)
  • Concrete Core Compressive Strengths (ASTM C42, C174)
  • Density/Specific Gravity/Absorption (ASTM C128, C127)
  • DEP Septic Sand QA/QC (PJ/NJ DOT Test Methods)
  • Electric Resistivity Soil Box (G187)
  • Expansion Potential (ASTM D4792)
  • Falling Head/Constant Head Permeability (ASTM D5856, ASTM 2434)
  • Fines Content (ASTM D1140)
  • Flexural Strength of Beams (ASTM C78)
  • Fractured Particles in Aggregate (ASTM D5821)
  • Gradation (ASTM C136)
  • Grout Compressive (ASTM C1019)
  • Hydrometer Gradation (ASTM D422)
  • L.A. Abrasion (ASTM C131)
  • Moisture Content (ASTM D2216)
  • Mortar Compressive (ASTM C870)
  • Organic Content of Soils (ASTM D2974)
  • PennDOT/NJDOT QA/QC Testing (Applicable DOT Standards)
  • pH of soils (ASTM D4972)
  • Quarry QA/QC Testing (Applicable PTM Standards)
  • Rock Core (ASTM D7012)
  • Shot-Crete Testing (ASTM C1140)
  • Soil Cement Plugs (ASTM D1633, D1632)
  • Soundness (ASTM C88)
  • Specific Gravity of Soil (ASTM D854)
  • Spray Applied Fire Resistive Materials Density/Cohesion (ASTM E736, E605)
  • Standard/Modified Proctors (ASTM D1557, D698)
  • Thin and Elongated Testing (ASTM D4791)
  • Uncompacted Void Content of Fine Aggregate (ASTM C1252)
  • Unit Weight (ASTM C29)

For additional testing and services, please call 610-398-0904 or fill out the form below.