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.

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)