Reliant Testing Engineers, Inc.

Materials Testing Services

Accurate, reliable and expeditious test results help keep our clients’ projects on schedule. Our certified laboratory technicians assure that all testing is performed per the applicable standard material specifications and test methods. Our clients receive standard test results the day the test is performed. Please refer to certifications page for a full listing of Reliant’s Certifications.

Our materials testing services include but are not limited to the following:


  • Concrete/Gunite Compression ASTM C39
  • Concrete/Shotcrete Cores ASTM C42
  • Lighweight Concrete Compression ASTM C495
  • Flexural Test ASTM C78
  • Non Shrink Grout ASTM C1107
  • Unit Weight of Hardened Concrete ASTM C567
  • Drying Shrinkage ASTM C157
  • Moisture/Vapor Emmsion & Ph ASTM F1869
  • Laboratory Trial Batch ASTM C192
  • Mix Design Review and Design
  • Epoxy Coating Thickness
  • Floor Flatness/Levelness


  • Rebar tensile ASTM A615 & A706
  • Rebar bend ASTM A615 & A706
  • Steel Tensile Strength ASTM A370
  • Prestress/Post Tension Cables ASTM A416
  • Bolt Tensile, Nut Proof, Bolt Proof Tests ASTM A370
  • Brinell & Rockwell Hardness Test ASTM A370
  • Coating Thickness of ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Torque Testing
  • Welder Qualifications (PQR)
  • Welding Procedure Specification Review (WPS)


  • Mortar Cylinders ASTM C780
  • Grout Prisms ASTM C39
  • Composite Masonry Prisms ASTM E447
  • Core Compression ASTM C140/C39
  • Core Shear Test DSA
  • Core Tensile
  • Block Compression ASTM C140
  • Block Moisture Content & Absorption ASTM C140
  • Block Shrinkage ASTM C426
  • In place shear strength

Fire Resistive Materials

  • Cementitious Fireproofing Density UBC 736
  • Cementitious Fireproofing Adhesion/Cohesion UBC 736
  • Intumescent Paint Thickness

Other Services

  • Coring
  • Tension Pull Testing (anchors and ceiling wires)
  • Moisture/Vapor Emission & Ph (concrete)
  • Moisture Content (Wood)
  • In-place shear strength
  • Concrete Mix Design
  • Fiber Reinforced Epoxy Composite Material (FRP)
  • Roofing Materials
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
  • Radiography (X-Ray)
  • Expert Witness
  • Forensic Services

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