Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Client to conduct forensic investigation on concrete roof slab of a penthouse in a residential condominium in Thornhill, ON. Client was planning to install a new HVAC system over the roof element. The additional load from the heavy equipment had resulted in development and/or propagation of cracks underneath the roof element. FPrimeC was asked to provide expert opinion on the cracks, perform non-destructive testing to evaluate… Read More »Forensic Investigation of Concrete Structure
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 Solutions was retained by Associated Engineering (AEV, Client) to perform Inspection of Valve Chamber in Oakville, ON (Halton Region). The client was interested in evaluating the current condition of concrete roof inside the concrete valve chamber, perform structural integrity evaluation, rebar scanning, and concrete soundness test. Inspection of Valve Chamber The main valve chamber is a cast-in-place reinforced concrete structure. However, the lid concrete lid components are precast… Read More »Inspection of Valve Chamber
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Gannett Fleming (Client) to perform Nondestructive Evaluation on a damaged prestressed concrete girder in a pedestrian bridge in Mississauga, ON. The client was interested to evaluate the current condition of concrete girder through non-intrusive test, evaluate the extent of defects, and assess structural integrity. The concrete girder had been damaged during the service life. Sign of physical damage (accidental impact loads), and concrete deterioration was… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation Concrete Girder
Scope FPrimeC was retained by AJW Engineering Ltd. (Client) to perform inspection and testing on concrete at Rogers Centre, Toronto, ON. Concrete elements under investigation two exterior concrete beams. At the time of inspection, cracking was observed on the surfaces of concrete beams (outside). The main objective of the project was visual inspection and non-destructive evaluation of concrete on or around the cracks; including map existing cracks, and measure width… Read More »Inspection and Testing of Concrete at Rogers Centre
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by EXP Canada. to perform Non-destructive Testing to Evaluate the location and extent of delamination in bridge piers in Honore-Mercier Bridge Montreal, QC. The main objectives of the project was: Assess the thickness of concrete repair Evaluate the depth of delamination in concrete piers Verify the concrete cover thickness for repair design GPR scanning for rebar locate. Evaluate Delamination in Bridge Piers using Impact Echo Several… Read More »Evaluate Delamination in Bridge Piers using Impact Echo
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by CIMA Canada Inc. (“client”) to perform structural condition assessment and nondestructive testing of Concrete Silo at ArcelorMittal Facility in Port Cartier, QC. The concrete silo showed sign of delamination and exposed steel bars 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… Read More »Nondestructive Testing of Concrete Silo Structure
Scope FPrimeC Solutions Inc. has been engaged by Denhall Construction Inc. to perform visual inspection and Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Digester Tank at the Georgetown Wastewater Treatment Plan in Halton Region in ON. The concrete digester tank had several cracks on the roof slab. The main objective of the investigation was to map cracks on the concrete roof, and estimate the extent and severity of cracks using nondestructive testing methods.… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Concrete Digester Tank
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Ellisdon to perform low strain pile integrity and crosshole sonic logging-CSL for deep foundations of the QEW Credit River Bridge in Mississauga, ON. The testing was part of the quality control and quality assurance process. The foundations were 1500 mm in diameter, and approximately 7500 mm depth. Access tubes were installed in the caissons as part of the QC program. Low Strain Pile Integrity… Read More »CSL Test for Deep Foundations of Credit River Bridge
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Client to conduct forensic investigation on concrete surface defects in an industrial warehouse in Vaughan, ON. The concrete surface had been damaged at the time of the inspection. The main objective was to assess the extent of defects, and identify potential causes. Moreover, FPrimeC was asked to provide expert opinion on several existing defects on structural and nonstructural components. Our Approach and Methodology FPrimeC… Read More »Forensic Investigation of Concrete
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by KIEWIT-EUROVIA-VINCI (KEV) PARTNERSHIP to perform inspection and nondestructive evaluation of concrete culvert structure in Ottawa, ON. The culvert structure was crossing under Carling Avenue close to the existing Lincoln Fields bus station, Ottawa, Ontario. The main objective of the project was to evaluate the condition of concrete and identify structural details following an incident during the construction process at the LRT expansion project in… Read More »Inspection and Nondestructive Evaluation of Culvert