Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Canadian Cutting and Coring (Toronto) Ltd. to perform Non-destructive Testing to Evaluate the Thickness on Concrete Walls at TTC Islington Station Toronto, Ontario. The client was interested in verifying the thickness of the concrete wall and to determine if there are changes along its length. Nondestructive Testing to Evaluate Thickness of Concrete Walls – TTC Islington Four areas were investigated in this project.… Read More »Evaluate Thickness of Concrete Walls – TTC Islington
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.
The Problem FPrimeC was engaged by LANTERRA Construction Management Ltd. to perform lows strain integrity testing on concrete piles in Toronto, ON. Concrete piles were approximately 1000 mm diameter, and had 29 to 31 m depth. The client was interested in quality control and inspection of integrity in these piles. Quality Control of Concrete Piles – Pile Integrity Test Low strain pile integrity test is a common non-destructive… Read More »Quality Control of Concrete Piles
The Problem FPrimeC was engaged by GCM Consultants to perform concrete inspection and non-destructive evaluation on concrete structure at Suncor Montreal Refinery. The client was interested in evaluating the structural integrity of the concrete structure. The main objective of this project is to perform non-destructive testing on the concrete elements to evaluate the structural integrity of the concrete structure. Solution: Non-Destructive Evaluation Following communication with the client, a multi-technology… Read More »Concrete Inspection & Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Suncor Refinery
Scope FPrimeC was engaged by ECHO- Environmental Consulting Occupational Health to perform corrosion inspection of school building in Milton, ON. The client was interested to evaluate the likelihood of active corrosion. The basement is located under the kitchen area which can increase the risk of moisture penetration, which can result in steel corrosion. The main objective of the project was to measure the likelihood of corrosion of steel bars in… Read More »Half-Cell Potential Test on School Building
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by Hayman Construction Inc. to perform Quality Control on Concrete Pile Head in Toronto, Canada. Minor surface defects such as honeycombing was observed over the circumference of the pile head, and the client was interested to know if the surface defects has a negative impact on the overall quality of the pile element. NDT-Based Solution for Quality Control of Concrete Pile Head Since the pile… Read More »Quality Control of Concrete Pile Head in Toronto
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was hired by EXP Services Inc. to perform Nondestructive Evaluation of Parking Garage at CF Toronto Eaton Centre, Toronto, Ontario. The area under investigation was a concrete slab along the entrance ramp of the parking facilities. The main objective of the project was to verify the thickness of concrete slab using Impact-Echo method, assess structural integrity, and determine the likelihood of active corrosion using Half-Cell Corrosion Potential… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Parking Garage
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Kiewit-Eurovia-Vinci (KEV, Client) to perform Nondestructive Evaluation on a physically damaged prestressed concrete girder in Ottawa LRT Expansion Project. 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. In the second step, FPrimeC was asked to provide the proper repair solution for the girder. Nondestructive Evaluation of Prestressed Concrete Girder The concrete girder… Read More »Nondestructive Evaluation of Prestressed Concrete Girder
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Kiewit-Eurovia-Vinci (KEV, Client) to perform Structural Assessment of Concrete Watermain Station in Ottawa LRT Expansion Project. The client was interested to evaluate the current condition of concrete walls and roof inside the concrete chamber, perform structural integrity evaluation, rebar scanning, and concrete soundness test. NDT-based Structural Assessment of Concrete Watermain Station The watermain station is a segmental concrete component. As a result of LRT… Read More »Structural Assessment of Concrete Watermain Station in Ottawa
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was engaged by Client to perform Half-Cell Corrosion Potential Mapping of parking garage in Northern Secondary School at 851 Mt Pleasant Rd., Toronto, ON. The client was interested to evaluate the current condition of concrete slab and the likelihood of active corrosion. Half-Cell Corrosion Potential Mapping The concrete roof was a waffle slab system, with relatively small concrete cover. Sign of corrosion and delamination was observed in several… Read More »Half-Cell Corrosion Potential Mapping of Parking in Toronto
Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Borea Construction (Client) to perform quality assurance and concrete inspection of wind turbine foundation in Windrise Wind project in Alberta.The client was interested to evaluate the presence of potential voids and/or anomalies on or around the post-tensioning anchor rods in the foundation block before installation of the shaft and turbine. Solution: Inspection of Wind Turbine Foundation using Ultrasonic Crosshole Following communication with the… Read More »Concrete Inspection – Wind Turbine Foundation