Heritage Testing Ltd

Independent commercial laboratory & test consultancy
Consulting Historic Buildings, Environmental & Materials Scientists
Serving the private, public, conservation, commercial & industrial sectors

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273-891785
Fax: +44 (0) 1273-256545

  • Fast turnaround.
  • Friendly, approachable, professional staff & advice.

Concrete Beams

Sampling and in-situ testing of pre-stressed concrete roof beams.In-situ testing of concrete roof beams

Corrosion of concrete beamImage (left) shows severe reinforcement corrosion & associated spalling of concrete beam soffit. In-situ & laboratory testing showed inadequate 'Cover to Reinforcement' vs. Carbonation, & high levels of Moisture, Chloride Ion, & Sulphate.

Cracked wallImage (left) shows cracked wall area above beam.

Paint Toxicity and Risk

An in depth article on paint toxicity and risk assessment, written by us for The Building Conservation Directory 2018.

Case Studies

Concrete Beams
Concrete Beams

Sampling and in-situ testing of pre-stressed concrete roof beams.

Historic Stone
Historic Stone

Historic building materials analysis and historic stone analysis.

Factsheets

Soil Heave Factsheet
Soil Heave Factsheet

Causes of Soil Heave; Liquidity Index; Frost susceptible soils. (Updated 05th July 2000)

Calcium Silicate Masonry / Brick Factsheet
Calcium Silicate Masonry / Brick Factsheet

What is Calcium Silicate Masonry / Brick; XRD procedure; Typical XRD results. (Updated 12th August 2002)