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Construction Materials Engineering and Testing

Kansas City Testing & Engineering offers engineering and testing services to our clients to confirm the quality of the construction materials used in their projects. KCTE's engineers and field technicians are trained to provide documentation of construction materials and to observe construction and material conformance to project specifications. Our involvement helps prevent deviations that can affect the quality or compromise the design of the project.

  • Rapid Freeze Thaw - ASTM C666 Method A & B
  • Construction Materials Research
  • Construction Materials Testing
  • Pavement Design and Evaluation
  • Construction Materials Consultation and Advisory Services
  • Assistance with Specification Writing for Projects
  • Non-destructive Testing
  • Quality Control Testing of Building Components

Construction Observation and Testing

Our construction documentation services are performed by qualified field technicians under the supervision of a registered professional engineer. Technicians are certified by ACI, NICET, ICC, AWS, KDOT and MoDOT, and other appropriate agencies. They are also certified and trained to operate a nuclear densometer. Field testing is performed using ASTM, AASHTO and other applicable specifications and guidelines. Special testing services can be provided if required. Complete field laboratories are available and can be mobilized to project sites.

  • Asphalt Observation and Testing
  • Batch Plant Observation
  • Construction Oversight and Testing
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Location
  • Roofing Material Observation and Testing
  • Infrared Masonry Grout Observation
  • Foundation Observation
    • Caissons
    • Auger Cast Piles
    • Driven Piles
    • Aggregate Rammed Piers