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Top Non-destructive Testing Solutions for RAAC concrete

RAAC concrete is often used in construction projects, however it can be susceptible to damage over time. Check out the top non-destructive testing solutions to inspect the quality of RAAC concrete.

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Durability Engineers: Low-strength Concrete Strip Footing Evaluation with Rebound Hammers and GPR

Durability Engineers needed to assess approximately 180ft of concrete footings and identify locations for taking core samples. See how the team used advanced NDT methods to successfully identify variability in concrete strength and locate the best areas for core extraction.

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Non-destructive Testing on “Mars” Terrestrial Analog Sites

See how Scientist-astronaut Ana Pires performed nondestructive testing in extreme conditions to gather valuable data about the rock characterization and hardness of materials, similar to those found on...

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Post-earthquake Assessments with Non-destructive Testing

In the wake of devastation in Turkey and Syria, it has never been more important for every building in seismic zones to have post-earthquake assessments with non-destructive testing and concrete inspection technologies. See how to assess hidden structural...

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How to Reduce Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment

With around 40% of global carbon emissions coming from the built environment, there are several initiatives to reduce operational carbon. But what about embodied carbon? We look at solutions to reduce the annual embodied carbon impact for truly 'greener' buildings and...

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Celebrating 65+ Years of Schmidt Rebound Technology

Since 1954, Schmidt Hammers have been the global leader as a solution for concrete strength & uniformity testing. We take a look back at the incredible technology evolution over the years - from the very first release, to the present day......

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Reinforced Concrete Inspection: How to Prevent Corrosion

Despite reinforced concrete being a safe and strong material, there are several ways it can corrode over time and this ultimately leads to 'concrete cancer'. This article discusses the methods and technologies for reinforced concrete inspection BEFORE anything...