Scope FPrimeC was hired by the client to conduct a digital Inspection and Assessment of the Maintenance Hole and Valve Chamber using non-destructive testing and evaluation methods. The maintenance hole was made of precast concrete elements with an overall depth of 8 m. The existing manhole and the valve chamber were located at a construction site (LRT development in Ottawa), and the client was interested to assess their reliability and integrity… Read More »Assessment of Maintenance Hole
FPrimeC Solutions provides consultants, contractors, and asset owners with advanced non-destructive testing solutions for cost-effective evaluation and testing of concrete structures and infrastructure facilities.
Since 2016, FPrimeC have helped +100 customers in More than 4 provinces across Canada. We help customers in transportation infrastructure (bridges and tunnels), mines, power generating stations (hydro, gas, and nuclear), dams and hydraulic structures, water and waste water facilities, transmission lines, and telecommunication towers.
Our solutions provide cost-effective, and reliable means for the assessment of integrity and quality in new and existing structures. This category has a quick look at our notable works, as well as our most recent projects.
Scope FPrimeC was hired by the Town of Oakville to perform an intelligent digital inspection and non-destructive evaluation of concrete at a parking structure in downtown Oakville, ON. The parking structure had 4 levels including a basement and a roof level. The structure consisted of precast concrete walls, columns, and beams. The main flooring system consisted of prestressed concrete double tee beams connected using steel connectors. Several joints showed signs… Read More »Digital Inspection of Parking Structure
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by First Quantum Mineral Ltd. to perform digital inspection and non-destructive evaluation of concrete at Cobre Panama facility in Panama. The concrete foundations showed sign of minor cracks. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the present condition of the concrete concrete foundation. The non-destructive evaluation was performed at several foundation piers. The Solution 1- Visual Inspection Visual condition of concrete… Read More »Panama Mine Inspection
Scope FPrimeC was hired by a client’s consultant to perform corrosion inspection of concrete beam in an industrial food factor in Simcoe, ON. The concrete beam had partially been repaired in the past; however, the patched repair area had failed. The main objective was to study if the corrosion of steel bars is local, or the corrosion has extended to other areas on the concrete slab. Our Solution A team… Read More »Corrosion Inspection of Concrete Beam
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged to estimate concrete crack depth on a bridge soffit in the GTA. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the depth of surface openings in a severely cracked concrete soffit. Several measurements were performed to evaluate the depth profile of the cracks along their existing length. Our Solution More than 70 individual cracks were identified over the soffit. Cracks were 0.3… Read More »Estimate Concrete Crack Depth
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by Rio-Tinto Alcan to perform visual inspection and nondestructive evaluation of Concrete Silo at Rio-Tinto facility in Kitimat, BC. The concrete silo showed sign of delamination on the surface. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the present condition of the concrete silo following the preliminary visual inspection. The nondestructive testing of concrete silo structure was performed on the exterior face… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Silo
Scope FPrimeC was hired by Vexos to perform concrete scanning in Industrial Warehouse in GTA. The main objective of the concrete scan was to locate existing rebar and conduits in the slab on the grade, determine approximate thickness of the slab, and identify the best location to install the grounding rods. Solutions Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) was used to assess the location, spacing and pattern of steel bars in the… Read More »Concrete Scan in Industrial Warehouse in GTA
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by Glencore Integrated Nickel to perform inspection and non-destructive evaluation – NDE of concrete foundation – smelter foundations in Sudbury, ON. The concrete foundations showed sign of minor cracks. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the present condition of the concrete concrete foundation. The non-destructive evaluation was performed at several foundation piers for Furnace I and II. The Solution 1-… Read More »NDE of Concrete Foundation – Smelting Furnace
Scope FPrimeC was hired by Go West Construction Corp. to perform comprehensive inspection at Sopa Square Parkade in Kelowna, BC. More than 7000 sq.m of concrete slab on grade was inspected using FPrimeC’s innovative testing solutions. The main objective of the project was to assess the existing cracks over the slab-on-grade in the Parkade (Read more: NDT for Parking Garage Inspection), identify the source of moisture ingress into the building… Read More »Inspection at Sopa Square Parkade in Kelowna
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by andrews.engineer (“client”) to perform structural condition assessment of pipe bridge (sewer) in Etobicoke, ON (Region of Peel). The inspection and assessment was part of the routine maintenance and rehabilitation of the asset. Condition Assessment of Pipe Bridge Close Up Visual Inspection of Pipe Bridge Close-up visual inspection was conducted on the Abutment Walls and the Centre Pier. Visual inspection on the West… Read More »Condition Assessment of Pipe Bridge