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Damaged Concrete Girder - Ottawa - Resize II

Nondestructive Evaluation of Prestressed Concrete Girder

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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

Structural Assessment of Concrete Watermain Station in Ottawa

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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

Half Cell Corrosion Potential Parking

Half-Cell Corrosion Potential Mapping of Parking in Toronto

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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

Windrise Wind Project, Alberta

Concrete Inspection – Wind Turbine Foundation

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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

Structural Condition Assessment of Steel Silo 2

Structural Condition Assessment of Silo

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Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Euromax Canada. (Client) to perform structural condition assessment of silo in its facilities located in Barrie, ON. The two steel silo structures was already out of service at the time of inspection. The main objective of the inspection and structural assessment was to evaluate the current condition of silos, and their adequacy for different loading scenarios. Preliminary Condition Assessment of Silo FPrimeC conducted preliminary condition… Read More »Structural Condition Assessment of Silo

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Cracks in Concrete Column

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Column

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Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Stephenson Engineering Ltd. (Client) to perform non-destructive evaluation of concrete column in a university building in Toronto, ON. The client was interested to evaluate the present condition of existing cracks on the exterior face of the concrete column, and inspect to what extend the cracks propagated into the column. The main objective of the project was to study the existing cracks in the reinforced… Read More »Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Column

Parking Garage Inspection and Corrosion Survey in Toronto_Resize

Parking Garage Inspection and Corrosion Survey in Toronto

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Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by The Condominium Building Manager (Client) to perform Parking Garage Inspection in a condominium building in Toronto, Ontario. The client was interested to evaluate the present condition of concrete slab, and evaluate the likelihood of active corrosion. The driveway and garden area over the parking garage increase the risk of chloride ion penetration, which can result in higher probability of steel corrosion. The main objective… Read More »Parking Garage Inspection and Corrosion Survey in Toronto

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Cracking in Concrete Beams

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Cracking in Concrete Beams

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The Problem FPrimeC was retained by Gillespie Building Consultants Inc. (Client) to perform non-destructive evaluation and testing on three (3) upturn concrete beams located at the parking garage of a condominium building in Ajax, Ontario. Concrete elements under investigation were three (3) concrete beams at specified locations of the parking roof. At the time of inspection, extensive cracking was observed on the surfaces of concrete beams (inside and outside). The… Read More »Non-Destructive Evaluation of Cracking in Concrete Beams

Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Caissons – Go Transit Station

Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by EllisDon Corp. (Client) to perform non-destructive evaluation and testing on the top sections of concrete caissons (piles) at one of the GO Transit Stations located in Greater Toronto Area (GTA). The client was interested in examining the quality of concrete in the top section of the caissons. The main objective of this investigation project was to evaluate the quality of concrete in the exposed… Read More »Non-Destructive Evaluation of Concrete Caissons – Go Transit Station

Non-Destructive Testing and Scanning of a Reinforced Concrete Building – City of Toronto

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Scope FPrimeC Solutions was retained by Golder Associates Ltd. (Client) to perform non-destructive testing and scanning on concrete slabs and columns of a reinforced concrete building located in Toronto, ON. The client was interested in screening subsurface condition of concrete for potential anomalies and voids. The main objective of this project was using a combination of non-destructive testing methods for concrete mapping and scanning.   Solution  Following communication with Client,… Read More »Non-Destructive Testing and Scanning of a Reinforced Concrete Building – City of Toronto