Structural Steel Tests

Visual / dimensional inspection and tractability Omni scan Thermographic test Radiographic test Ultrasonic test Endoscopic inspection Spark test Bollard pull test NDT

Slabs Inspection Checklist

Approved shop drawings and Authorities drawings Thickness of slab Bottom mesh reinforcement Top mesh reinforcement Orientation of mesh reinforcement Additional top reinforcement Additional bottom reinforcement Top of concrete in columns / core walls / retaining walls Drop panels Shear links Columns / walls / core walls starter bars Chairs Reinforcement overlap locations to be in …

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Beams Inspection Checklist

Approved shop drawings and Authorities drawings Beam dimensions Bottom reinforcement Top reinforcement Additional top reinforcement Additional bottom reinforcement Top of concrete in columns / core walls / retaining walls Shear links Columns / walls / core walls starter bars Reinforcement overlap locations to be in compression zones only MEP Clearances Construction joints at 1/3rdor ½ …

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Raft Slab Inspection Checklist

Approved shop drawings and Authorities drawings Waterproofing and clearance from Soprema Waterproofing additional strips Thickness of slab Bottom mesh reinforcement Top mesh reinforcement Orientation of mesh reinforcement Additional top reinforcement Additional bottom reinforcement Shear links Columns / walls / core walls starter bars Chairs Reinforcement overlap locations to be in compression zones only Staggered reinforcement …

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Retaining Wall Inspection Checklist

Approved shop drawings and Authorities drawings Waterproofing and clearance from Soprema Waterproofing additional strips Thickness of wall Outer mesh reinforcement Inner mesh reinforcement Reinforcement overlap locations to be in compression zones only Staggered reinforcement Additional reinforcement specially at the retaining walls without B3 slab at the top Top of concrete in columns / core walls …

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Columns Inspection Checklist

Approved shop drawings and Authorities drawings Dimensions Vertical reinforcement Vertical reinforcement overlap Top level of concrete pour MEP Clearances Concrete spacers / cover blocks Safety Cleaning Alignment Tightening of bars Number and diameter of starter bars Level of trimming the vertical bars in slabs or beams Shear links and confinement Side chute for pouring the …

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Striking of Formworks

Factors to be considered prior striking formworks (CIRIA Report 136): Collapse Deflection Freeze/thaw damage Mechanical damage Further damage due to site operations Moisture loss Color variation Durability Thermal cracking and shock Site requirements Minimizing striking times is generally calculated by determining the cube strength required to satisfy all the criteria.

56 days Concrete Test

Unlike the ordinary portland cement where the 28 days concrete test is applicable, 28 and 56 days Concrete test applies only when using High Early Strength Portland Cement

Wind simulation using Robot Millennium

  Robot Millennium now offers a wind simulation, but you still need to do one more step to get the final surface wind pressure. This video shows the dynamic wind pressure before multiplying by the size effect factor Ca and Cp and the code used over here is the British Standard..