Laboratory Testing

Manchester Building and Testing Laboratories are independent testing Laboratories  which can carry out a fully extensive range of analytical tests on range of construction materials.

Mortar can be tested in our laboratories to a range of British Standards (BSI), European Standards (EN) or ASTM standards. read more …

Chlorides can be present in concrete either due to addition / contamination during construction or from contamination post construction. Read more…

High Alumina Cement (HAC) was popular up until to mid 1970’s due to its ability for rapid strength, in the mid 1970’s there were several roof collapses attributed to poor construction or chemical attack combined with the use of high alumina cement. Read more…

Sulphate attack, sulphates can be contained in bricks, gypsum, fill or pollution which can attack the cement.  It turns the Tri calcium aluminate(C3A) contained in OPC cement to Tri calcium sulphoaluminate (31H2O) with a near doubling of molecular volume. Read more…

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